The Child Welfare Act Amendment Act (No. 2) 1962 came into effect on 9 November 1962. It repealed s.42 of the Child Welfare Act 1947 which dealt with 'habitual truants'. Those functions were transferred into the Education Act Amendment Act 1962. The Child Welfare Act Amendment Act 1962 was repealed by the Children and Community Services Act 2004.
Sources used to compile this entry: ; Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - Western Australia Legislation', 13 December 2013, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.
Prepared by: Debra Rosser
Created: 8 May 2015, Last modified: 15 June 2018