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Commissioner for Children and Young People Bill 2005

Bill No. 053
Long Title The purpose of this Bill is to establish an office of Commissioner for Children and Young People as an office outside the public service. The Bill invests the Commissioner with certain functions and powers, including to advocate for the well-being of children and young people, and to conduct special inquiries in particular circumstances. The Commissioner will not have the role of investigating particular complaints but will be able to refer those to appropriate investigative agencies.
Status Assented to
Royal Assent given 4 Oct 2006 as Act No. 48 of 2006. This Act comes into operation on a day fixed by Proclamation (see Assent and Commencement information for Acts)
Current Bill
Legislative Assembly DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 06/01/2005  
First Reading 06/01/2005  
Second Reading 06/01/2005  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 08/16/2005  
Consideration in Detail 08/16/2005  
Amendments adopted 08/25/2005  
Third Reading 09/01/2005  

Legislative Council DateNote No.Related Documents
Introduced 09/13/2005  
First Reading 09/13/2005  
Second Reading 09/13/2005  
Second Reading Speech   
Second Reading Agreed 09/12/2006  
Committee of the whole 09/12/2006  
Amendments adopted 09/19/2006  
Third Reading 09/20/2006  

Messages Between Houses DateNote No.
Legislative Council sent to the Legislative Assembly  09/21/2006  

Other Procedures DateNote No.Related Links
Amendments agreed to by Legislative Assembly  09/26/2006