Disability Services Amendment Bill 1999


Bill No.55

SynopsisThe purpose of this Bill is to implement the recommendations of the report of a Ministerial Review undertaken into the operations and effectiveness of the Disability Services Act 1993. Specifically, the Bill will -
  • where it is in the best interests of people with disabilities, strengthen the application of competition policy to the outsourcing and purchasing of client services;
  • respond to the community's strong support for better targeted services in the area of disability services complaints and reconciliation;
  • strengthen the existing provisions relating to the reporting of client death and serious accidents; and
  • increase the community's access to and involvement with the Disability Service Plan initiative by introducing decentralised reporting by all public authorities about their Disability Service Plans.

StatusAssented to 11/25/1999
This Act came into operation on Royal Assent - Royal Assent given 25 Nov 1999 as Act No. 44 of 1999

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Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 10/21/1999  
First Reading 10/21/1999  
Second Reading 10/21/1999 1 
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 10/28/1999  
Consideration in Detail 10/28/1999  
Third Reading 10/28/1999  


Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
First Reading 10/28/1999  
Second Reading 10/28/1999  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 11/17/1999  
Committee of the whole 11/18/1999  
Third Reading 11/18/1999  


Notes
1. Explanatory memorandum provided.