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    Australia's ratification of the Optional Protocol to Convention against Torture (OPCAT)

    The Law Society Northern Territory (The Society) has welcomed the opportunity to make a submission to Australia?s ratification of the Optional Protocol to Convention against Torture (OPCAT).

    The Society represents approximately 600 lawyers in the Northern Territory including Government and private lawyers. The mission of the Society is to enhance access to justice, improving the law and maintaining individual rights. Importantly the Society is charged with considering proposed changes in the law and aiding such amendments and reforms thereof that are likely to benefit the public. In doing this the Society focuses on evidence based interventions and ensuring legal needs are addressed.

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    Office details

    Office: 3/6 Lindsay St. Darwin NT 0800
    Post: GPO Box 2388 Darwin NT 0801
    ABN: 62 208 314 893

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    Please note that the Society does not offer legal advice.

    A list of lawyers can be found here.

    Telephone: (08) 8981 5104
    Email: lawsoc@lawsocietynt.asn.au

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