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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2001 Week 9 Hansard (21 August) . . Page.. 3053 ..


Mr Speaker presented the following papers:

Legislative Assembly (Broadcasting of Proceedings) Act-Pursuant to section 8-Authority to broadcast proceedings concerning:

The public hearings of the Standing Committee on Planning and Urban Services in relation to its inquiries into:

Draft variation 174 to the Territory Plan - Hungarian Australian Club Site and Community Facility Land at Section 124 Blocks 2, 3 14 and 15 Narrabundah. (on 14 and 17 August 2001) dated 14 August 2001

Scarring of parts of Brindabella/Namadgi National Parks (on 17 August 2001) dated 14 August 2001.

Lower Molonglo River Corridor (on 24 August 2001) dated 14 August 2001.

Mr Moore presented the following papers:

Children and Young People Act-pursuant to section 245-Review of Therapeutic Protection Order Provision by RPR Consulting, dated July 2001 together with the Government Response to the review.

Land Planning and Environment Act pursuant to section 216A-Schedules of Leases Granted, Lease Variations and Change of Use Charges for the period April to June 2001.

Land (Planning and Environment) Act pursuant to Section 229A-Notice and Statement relating to the revocation of development application No 20011012.

Therapeutic protection orders

Statement by minister

MR MOORE (Minister for Health, Housing and Community Services): I ask for leave to make a brief statement about the review of the therapeutic protection order provision by RPR Consulting and the government response to the review.

Leave granted.

MR MOORE: In particular, I draw Ms Tucker's attention to this matter because I indicated to her in a committee hearing that I would make the report available to her. The matter went through cabinet only last night and I am now tabling the report in the Assembly. In fact, Mr Speaker, I may be misleading there; it may have gone through cabinet before that.

Mr Speaker, the Children and Young People Act, which commenced on 10 May 2000, reformed the law relating to children and young people. Included in this new legislation is a provision for therapeutic protection of children and young people who are considered by the Children's Court Magistrate at risk of behaviour which is likely to cause physical

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