The purpose for the review of the List that has been undertaken by the Department of Justice incorporates the following factors:-
- Ease of use and understanding / application of legislative provisions;
- Update for inclusion of appropriate offences introduced since 2014; and
- Review of existing listed offences, for consideration of removal from the List.
Following this the review, the Department is considering bringing forward several proposals (as set out in the Consultation Paper) to update and improve how this aspect of the Filtering Scheme is administered. We would welcome your comments on these proposals.
Responding to the consultation
Responses to the consultation can be submitted using the questionnaire provided on the Departments website or via Consultation - List of Specified Offences - Citizen Space