Series VPRS 18245
Terms of Reference and Procedural Records [Published]
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Date Range: Series 2015 - 2016
  Series in Custody 2015 - 2016
  Contents 2015 - 2016
Public Access: Open
Location: North Melbourne
Format of Records: Digital
 
Agency which created this SeriesAgency which created this Series
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2015 - 2016 Royal Commission into Family Violence VA 5075
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2015 - cont Department of the Premier and Cabinet VA 1039
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  • Function / Content
    This series consists of the terms of reference and a number of documents containing general information about the operation and processes of the Royal Commission into Family Violence (RCFV). They were published to the Commission's website during the course of the Commission.

    The series includes the following documents:
    * How we work
    * Providing information to the Royal Commission
    * Collection, use and publication of personal information
    * Participating in community consultations
    * Issues paper (guidance for making written submissions)
    * Submission cover sheet
    * Letters patent - Terms of Reference
    * Amendment to Letters patent
    * Media Guidelines
    * Practice Direction No 1 - Public Hearings
    * Practice Direction No 2 - Electronic Production of Materials
    * Practice Direction No 3 - Production and Exchange of Material by Persons Granted Leave to Appear.

    The Letters Patent and Terms of Reference, written by the Honourable Alex Chernov AC QC, the then Governor of Victoria, is a document that appoints the three commissioners, and sets out the background issues and conduct of the inquiry, with reference to relevant Acts. There is also an Amendment to the Letters Patent in this series. This was the first royal commission to be established and conducted under the Inquiries Act 2014 (Vic).

  • Recordkeeping System
    The documents in this series were maintained as part of the Commission's website and were managed as a discrete set of documents, identified as being able to be made available to the public.

    For purposes of transfer to Public Record Office Victoria each document in this series has been arranged in an electronic file. Each document constitutes a record within the file.

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