Equal access:

Subtitle:
submission in response to the Productivity Commission Draft Report Access to Justice Arrangements
Publication date:
22 May 2014
Resource type:
Submission

This submission focuses on four issues in the Productivity Commission’s Draft Report of particular concern to PIAC: (1) how money from ‘public purposes funds’ should be most efficiently used; (2) distributing costs awarded to pro bono parties; (3) the proposal for a public interest litigation fund; and (4) the recommendation that governments should increase cost recovery in civil courts by charging court fees that reflect the cost of providing the service.

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