December 4, 2019

The Hon. J.A. DARLEY (15:46): I rise to speak on a scourge that is plaguing our country, namely, domestic abuse. At the beginning of the year, my office started undertaking an unusual task, that of counting dead people. Much like the wonderful work that is undertaken b...

November 27, 2018

The Hon. J.A. DARLEY (17:08): I rise to speak on the Statutes Amendment (Domestic Violence) Bill. The bill introduces a new offence of choking, suffocation or strangulation and a presumption against bail if an individual is charged with this offence and in other circum...

October 17, 2018

On the 17th of October 2018, John introduced the Criminal Law Consolidation (Domestic Abuse) Amendment Bill into Parliament.

Please see his second reading speech below.

The Hon. J.A. DARLEY (17:22): It gives me great pleasure to introduce this bill which will create a ne...

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