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The Plain English Legal Dictionary Northern Territory Criminal Law English-Djambarrpuyngu

Subtitle Dhuwal Wäyukpuy Rom Dhäruk Mala ga Mayali'

The Legal Dictionary contains over 300 legal terms explained in plain English, and translated into Djambarrpuyŋu (a language of northeast Arnhem Land). Available as a PDF or online interactive version.

CLC/Agency ARDS Aboriginal Corporation
Categories Click to expand[+]
Area of Law
  • Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Arrest, bail and going to court
  • Courts
  • Crime and offences
  • Discrimination and human rights
  • Going to court
  • Government
  • Lawyers and the legal system
  • Police powers
  • Prisoners
  • Victims
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • Community organisation
  • Community workers
  • Lawyers
  • People from culturally or linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • Prisoners
  • Rural, Regional or Remote people
  • NT
Method of Delivery
  • Publication
  • Translation or work with interpreters
Project Type
  • Community Legal Education
Project uploaded to CLEAR 6th December 2016
Contact Person Howard Amery, Hannah Harper
Contact Position Language Researcher, Linguist
Contact Email
Contact Phone 0889844174
Production/Delivery Date 2015
Languages Yolngu MathaDhuwalDjambarrpuyngu
Evaluation Yes
Edition 1

As this project has exceeded its review date it is recommended that the author/auspicing agency be contacted to confirm the currency of the information provided. 

Delivery Link
Sponsor / Partner Agencies

North Australian Aboriginal Justice Agency (NAAJA) Aboriginal Interpreter Service (AIS)

Review Date 6th December 2017

Disclaimer: Laws and policies are often changing. We encourage you to check the currency of any laws or policies referenced in the above CLEAR project.

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