A number of federal and Victorian state laws have provisions related to people with an intellectual disability, including:
- Crimes A written law made by parliament. Also called an ‘Act of parliament’, ‘statute’ or legislation. 1914 (Cth) (‘Crimes Act (Cth)’)
- Crimes Act 1958 (Vic) (‘Crimes Act (Vic)’);
- Crimes (Mental Impairment and Unfitness to be Tried) Act 1997 (Vic) (‘Crimes (MIUT) Act’);
- Criminal Procedure Act 2009 (Vic) (‘CP Act’);
- Disability Act 2006 (Vic) (‘Disability Act’);
- Material presented to a court to prove or disprove a fact. It can include what witnesses say as well as documents and other objects. Act 2008 (Vic) (‘Evidence Act’);
- Sentencing Act 1991 (Vic) (‘Sentencing Act’).