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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2008 Week 7 Hansard (1 July) . . Page.. 2553..


Proposed new clause 740 (2)

Page 538, line 18—

omit proposed new clause 740 (2)

substitute

(2) In this section:

unreasonable discipline means—

(a) physical punishment; or

(b) any other behaviour management strategy that is likely to cause significant emotional or physical harm to the child.

Examples

1 smacking

2 abusive or excessive yelling

3 using seriously threatening or humiliating language

Note An example is part of the Act, is not exhaustive and may extend, but does not limit, the meaning of the provision in which it appears (see Legislation Act, s 126 and s 132).

Schedule 4

Children and Young People Bill 2008

Amendment moved by Mr Mulcahy

1

Section 738 (1) (c)

Page 537, line 22

insert

(c) is reckless as to whether or not they are taking the reasonable precautions required in (b).


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