Australia has been selected to host the Commonwealth Law Ministers Meeting in 2011, Attorney-General Robert McClelland announced on Thursday.
It will be the first time Australia has hosted the meeting, which brings together more than 50 nations.
The meeting will focus on strengthening democratic institutions underpinned by the rule of law. It will also provide a forum to discuss law and justice issues of common concern, including counter-terrorism, crime prevention, human rights, access to justice and intellectual property.
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