Source: (2004) Restorative Justice Online. November 2004 Edition.

A recently passed bill will expand the use of restorative process in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) beginning in 2005. The Crime (Restorative Justice) Act 2004 allows the use of conferencing in all stages of the criminal justice process from pre-trial diversion to parole. The act, passed in August, grows out of the governmentxe2x80x99s ACT Criminal Justice Strategic Plan 2002-2005 which included an examination of restorative justice options in the territory.

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