Destroying documents now risky business
LIJ (2006) 80 No 11
Crimes (Document Destruction) Act 2006
The Crimes (Document Destruction) Act 2006 came into force on 1 September 2006. Victorian lawyers face heavy fines and up to five years imprisonment if found guilty of the wrongful destruction of legal documents.
Roxanne Cowell [representing the estate of Rolah Ann McCabe, deceased] vBritish American Tobacco Australia Services Limited ;