Jury Directions Act 2013 Resources

The Jury Directions Act 2013 commenced on 1 July 2013 and applies to all trials commencing from that date.

The following collection of resources has been prepared by a range of organisations to help understand and apply the Act:

Victorian Criminal Charge Book   

Jury Directions Act Twilight Video (in collaboration with the Supreme Court of Victoria) - watch Justice Weinberg and a panel of judicial commentators discuss the Jury Directions Act 2013. Click here for a mobile-friendly version.

Jury Directions Report - prepared by Victoria Law Reform Commission

Jury Direction: A New Approach - prepared by Department of Justice

Overview of the Jury Directions Act - prepared by JCV

Simplification of Jury Directions Report - prepared by Justice Weinberg, JCV and Department of Justice

Jury Directions Act overview for practitioners – prepared by Victoria Legal Aid

Jury Directions Act quick guide – prepared by Victoria Legal Aid

Parties Obligations and Integrated Directions - prepared by Department of Justice

Jury Directions Act quiz - prepared by Department of Justice 

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