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Children, Youth and Families Amendment (Permanent Care and Other Matters) Act 2014

Parliament of Victoria Country Resources Child and Youth General Health Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Australia, Victoria 9 September 2014 Legislation/regulation child and adolescent, child/youth protection, health promotion, mental health care

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The main purposes of this Act are—
(a) to amend the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005—
(i) to make further provision for the protection and permanent care of children; and
(ii) to abolish the Youth Residential Board and transfer its functions to the Youth Parole Board; and
(iii) to provide for group conferences where the Children's Court is considering making certain youth justice orders; and
(iv) to further improve the operation of that Act; and
(b) to amend the Commission for Children and Young People Act 2012 in relation to inquiries by the Commission; and
(c) to make consequential amendments to other Acts.


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