Royal Commission Into Institutional Responses To Child Sexual Abuse: Submission Regarding Criminal Justice

October 2016

In this submission, PWDA reminds the Royal Commission that Australia is a party to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, and as such, is bound to align domestic legislative change with the Convention. PWDA highlights the key articles relevant to the concerns of the Consultation Paper, and encourages the Royal Commission to give due recognition and weight to both the barriers that people with disability face in accessing justice for child sexual abuse under Australia’s international obligations.

PWDA submission – Word document