The Law Council of Australia has welcomed the long-awaited public release of the Clarke Inquiryâs report into the Haneef case. The report acknowledges many of the concerns raised by the Law Council in its written and oral submissions to the inquiry. In particular, the report recommends a thorough review of the provisions relating to the investigation periods in terrorism offences.
Law Council President Ross Ray QC said, âLike many others within the Australian community, the Law Council has been waiting to find out more about the Haneef case and the manner in which key government agencies understand and apply our anti terrorism laws in practice.â Learn more>
23 December 2008