Policy: 1989 Brief

AGE OF CONSENT – HOMOSEXUAL

CM. 22.11.89
That the age of consent for homosexual acts between males be lowered to 16 years.

COURTS

Majority Jury Verdicts (CM. 22.2.89)
That CCL expresses its continuing opposition to any change from unanimous jury verdicts in criminal trials.

INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

Industrial Commission NSW (CM. 24.5.89)
That the right of the individual to approach the NSW Industrial Commission relates to existing causes of action as well as to future causes of action.

PHONE-TAPPING/ LISTENING DEVICES

ICAC Phone tapping powers (CM. 27.9.89)

That the CCL opposes any proposals by the NSW Government to ask the Federal Government to extend telephone tapping powers to ICAC.

PRISONS / SENTENCING

Bail (Amendment) Bill 1989 (CM. 26.7.89)

That CCL calls upon the Government and Opposition parties to delete proposed new s.22A. Alternatively, the CCL recommends that if the proposed