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COR Taskforce Review options paper submission

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18 March 2014

The Heavy Vehicle National Law must provide positive duties for parties in the Chain of Responsibility and ensure people are considered innocent until proven guilty, the ATA has said in this submission to the Chain of Responsibility review.

The submission includes extensive legal advice by Special Counsel Tony Hulett of Lord Commercial Lawyers, which outlines the importance of the presumption of innocence and the burden of proving a reasonable steps defence among other issues.