Australia may remove reviewer of terrorism laws

Like the UK, Australia has an independent reviewer of legislation relating to terrorism, including asset freezing / sanctions provisions. Like the UK’s Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation, the Australian Independent National Security Legislation Monitor reviews the use, effectiveness and proportionality of laws relating to national security and terrorism. The Monitor (currently Bret Walker SC) was established in 2010 by the Labour...

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Maya Lester QC

Maya Lester QC is a senior barrister (Queen’s Counsel) at Brick Court Chambers with a wide-ranging practice in public law, European law, competition law, international law, human rights & civil liberties. She has a particular expertise in sanctions. The legal directories say she is the...

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