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South Australia - Legislation

Commission of Inquiry (Children in State Care) Act 2004 (2004 - )

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2004
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Principal Act
Alternative Names
  • Commission of Inquiry (Children in State Care and Children on APY Lands) Act 2004 (Later known as, 2007 - )
Website
http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/sa/num_act/coiisca200433o2004480/

The Commission of Inquiry (Children in State Care) Act 2004 (Act No.33/2004) was passed on 5 August 2004 and commenced 18 November 2004. In 2007 it was renamed Commission of Inquiry (Children in State Care and Children on APY Lands) by Act No. 21/2007 - the Commission of Inquiry (Children in State Care) (Children on APY Lands) Amendment Act 2007. Its long title is 'An Act to provide for a Commission of Inquiry into allegations of failure on the part of government agencies, employees or other relevant persons to investigate or appropriately deal with allegations concerning sexual offences against children under the guardianship, custody, care or control of the Minister responsible for the protection of children; to provide for a Commission of Inquiry into the incidence of sexual offences against children resident on the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara lands; to provide evidentiary powers and immunities in connection with the inquiries; and for other purposes'.

Sources used to compile this entry:

Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - South Australia Legislation', 13 December 2013, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.

Prepared by: Christine Moje