1.9The primary issue for this project is how to manage proceedings and administrative processes given the presence of national security information relevant to the question being determined. This requires a range of different interests to be accommodated, including:
1.10Chapter 2 explores the nature of these interests. Chapter 3 examines the issues that arise in a criminal context, Chapter 4 addresses administrative decisions and appeals and Chapter 5 addresses civil proceedings. Chapter 6 then develops reform proposals, drawing on our review of other jurisdictions throughout the paper.
1.11However, it is first necessary to consider two preliminary questions: