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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2011 Week 02 Hansard (Wednesday, 9 March 2011) . . Page.. 686 ..


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Clause 4

Proposed new section 727O (5)

Page 12, line 8—

omit proposed new section 727O (5), substitute

(5) In this section:

reporting period means a 3-year period ending on 30 June in the 3rd year.

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Clause 4

Proposed new sections 727P and 727Q

Page 12, line 14—

insert

727POther reports

(1) The CYP death review committee may at any time prepare a report for the Minister on any matter arising in connection with the exercise of the committee’s functions.

(2) The CYP death review committee must not include in the report any information that would—

(a) disclose the identity of a child or young person who has died; or

(b) allow the identity of a child or young person who has died to be worked out.

(3) Within 3 months after receiving a report under subsection (1), the Minister must give information to the CYP death review committee about any action the Minister has taken, or will take, in relation to the matters raised in the report.

727QReporting on deaths of children and young people before the commencement of ch 19A

(1) For the period starting on 1 January 2004 and ending the day before the commencement of this chapter, the CYP death review committee must use its best endeavours to report about the following in relation to the deaths of children and young people included on the register for that period:

(a) the number of deaths of children and young people;

(b) the age and sex of each child or young person who died;

(c) the patterns or trends (if any) identified in relation to the deaths of children and young people.

(2) The CYP death review committee may include in the report—

(a) its recommendations (if any) about legislation, policies, practices and services for implementation by the Territory and non-government bodies to help prevent or reduce the likelihood of the death of children and young people; and

(b) any other matter it considers relevant.

(3) However, the CYP death review committee must not include in the report any information that would—

(a) disclose the identity of a child or young person who has died; or


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