An order made by a higher court, such as the Supreme Court of Victoria, that cancels the legal effect of a decision that was incorrectly made by a lower court, public official or authority, or one they had no power to make. Now termed ‘an order in the nature of certiorari’. See also jurisdiction; prerogative writ.
Fitzroy Legal Service joins in calls from Aboriginal, legal, and human rights organisations for the urgent reform of Victoria’s bail laws.
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