Fact sheet – Family violence

Last updated: 03/05/2021

Overview of Family Violence Act 2004, including family violence orders, police family violence orders, police powers of arrest and detention, factors affecting bail and sentencing.
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Fact sheet – Forensic procedures

Last updated: 20/04/2021

Discusses the Forensic Procedures Act 2000, including what a forensic procedure is and the circumstances for carrying out forensic procedures, how forensic procedures are carried out, when the use of force is permitted, the circumstances when a magistrates order is required and consequences for refusing or obstructing a forensic procedures. Provides links to the Act and Tasmania Police.
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Fact sheet – Registering a personal relationship

Last updated: 03/05/2021

Information on Relationships Act 2003, registering a personal relationship in Tasmania, requirements for registration, the effect of a deed of relationship, revocation of deed of relationship, link to Births, Deaths and Marriages.