The Education Act Amendment Act 1962 (037 of 1962 (11 Eliz. II No. 37)) clarified the role of the Child Welfare Department in dealing with children whose behaviour at school, or truancy, was deemed to need a child welfare or youth justice intervention.
The Education Act Amendment Act 1962 came into effect on 9 November 1962.
Sources used to compile this entry: 'Government Gazette of Western Australia No. 92', in Western Australian Government Gazette Online Archive, State Law Publisher of Western Australia, 9 November 1962, https://www.legislation.wa.gov.au/legislation/prod/gazettestore.nsf/FileURL/gg1962_092.pdf/$FILE/Gg1962_092.pdf.
Prepared by: Debra Rosser
Created: 2 May 2013, Last modified: 15 June 2018