The Attorney General has requested the Department of Justice to review the Royal prerorogative of mercy, and petitions to the Governor for the review of convictions or sentences. Specifically, the Department of Justice has been requested to review whether petitions and their outcomes should be made publicly available.
Open to: Interested individuals and organisations.
Closing date: Friday, 9 February 2018.
All submissions and comments will be treated as public and may be published unless the author indicates that their submission is to be treated as confidential.
terms of reference for the review seeks to provide a general background as to what comprises the Royal prerogative of mercy, and what is involved in a review of a petitioner's conviction or sentence.