This project is now complete. The Council provided the Attorney General with an interim report and a final report:
The Council released a consultation paper (PDF, 241.5 KB) to seek the views of stakeholders.
The paper raises issues around three main questions:
Read the SNPP Submissions received.
As background to this review, we noted that the Government implemented the recommendations of the NSW Law Reform Commission to clarify the operation of the SNPP scheme in the Crimes (Sentencing Procedure) Amendment (Standard Non-parole Periods) Act 2013.
On 11 September 2013, the Attorney General asked the Council to review and advise on options for reforming the following aspects of the standard minimum non-parole period scheme:
The reporting date was 20 December 2013.
In light of the current Parliamentary Select Committee inquiry into child sexual assault offences, the Attorney General asked the Council to prioritise reviewing standard non-parole periods for child sexual assault offences and provide an expedited report by 31 October 2013.
28 Nov 2022
We acknowledge Aboriginal people as the First Nations Peoples of NSW and pay our respects to Elders past, present and future. We acknowledge the ongoing connection Aboriginal people have to this land and recognise Aboriginal people as the original custodians of this land.