'Mokbel team mull loophole challenge' | Law

'Mokbel team mull loophole challenge'

Nicola McGarrity speaks to The Age (29 February 2011) about the the government's rushed legislation over affidavit flaws.

Mokbel's lawyers declined to comment on the proposed new laws, which the Baillieu government introduced yesterday with the intent of passing them through both houses of parliament by the end of this week.

Victoria's pre-eminent defence lawyer, Robert Richter QC, warned that the laws might run foul of both the Constitution and Victoria's Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities.

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