Are the actions of the Victorian Legal Profession exempt from Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006~???

Is this evidence of an unaccountable legal system facilitated by corrupt government?

 

 

 

 

LEGAL PROFESSION UNIFORM LAW APPLICATION ACT 2014 - SECT 6

Override of Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006

(1)     The Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 has no application to

(a)     Schedule 1 to this Act; or

(b)     the Legal Profession Uniform Law (Victoria).

(2)     Without limiting subsection (1), section 31(7) of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 does not apply to this section.

(3)     A body performing functions or exercising powers under the Legal Profession Uniform Law (Victoria) is not a public authority within the meaning of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 in respect of its performance of those functions or exercise of those powers.

 

 

 

 

LEGAL PROFESSION UNIFORM LAW APPLICATION ACT 2014 - SCHEDULE 1

(2)     Without limitation, the Legal Profession Conduct Rules may include provisions with respect to what Australian legal practitioners, Australian-registered foreign lawyers and law practices must do, or refrain from doing, in order to—

(a)     uphold their duty to the courts and the administration of justice, including rules relating to—

(i)     advocacy; and

(ii)     obeying and upholding the law; and

(iii)     maintaining professional independence; and

(iv)     maintaining the integrity of the legal profession; and

(b)     promote and protect the interests of clients, including—

(i)     rules relating to client confidentiality; and

(ii)     rules for informing clients about reasonably available alternatives to fully contested adjudication of cases; and

(c)     avoid conflicts of interest.

 

 

 

Legal-Profession-Conduct-Rules-2010

 

~ HANSARD ~ The Legal Profession Uniform Law Application Bill 2013

 

 


 

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