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Project 101 - Community Protection (Offender Reporting) Act 2004

Project No. 101

Commenced: 2009
Completed: 2012

The Commission is to report on the adequacy of, and on any desirable changes to, the existing law, practices and procedures in relation to the Community Protection (Offender Reporting) Act 2004.

Terms of Reference

The Commission is to examine and report upon the application of the Community Protection (Offender Reporting) Act 2004 to:

  1. reportable offenders who are children when they commit the relevant reportable offence; and
  2. reportable offenders who are over the age of 18 years of age when they commit the reportable offence in circumstances which are exceptional (for example persons who committing a reportable offence involving consensual sexual activity with a person, not being under the care, supervision or authority of the offender who the offender honestly and reasonably, but mistakenly, believed to be of or over the age of 16 years at the time the relevant reportable offence was committed).

and to report on the adequacy of, and on any desirable changes to, the existing law, practices and procedures in relation thereto having due regard to the necessity to preserve the central aims and efficacy of the legislation.

Outcomes

Report delivered.

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