Aidan RickettsUniversity of the South Pacific
Heidi AvolioWilson Ryan Grose Lawyers


Common law principles underpinning corporate criminal responsibility for death by corporate negligence – statutory reform in Australia and the UK – need for further reform encompassing an aggregation of corporate negligence, the abandonment of the strict requirements of mens rea and new sentencing options.

Suggested Citation

Ricketts, A & Avolio, H 2009, ‘Corporate liability for manslaughter: the need for further reform’, Southern Cross University Law Review, vol. 13., pp. 56-86.

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