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Annual Report 2017-2018 OmbudsmanNT

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Title

Annual Report 2017-2018 OmbudsmanNT

Other title

Tabled paper 934

Collection

Tabled Papers for 13th Assembly 2016 - 2020; Tabled Papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2018-10-31

Description

Deemed

Notes

Made available by the Legislative Assembly of the Northern Territory under Standing Order 240. Where copyright subsists with a third party it remains with the original owner and permission may be required to reuse the material.

Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

File type

application/pdf

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Copyright

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See publication

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00042

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/304663

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/363371

Page content

18 given the lapse of time. They may not be prepared to go through the social and emotional trauma that revisiting the events may raise. Alternatively, they may lack trust in authority or lack confidence that the matter will be pursued to a substantive outcome. A decision not to pursue should not necessarily be seen as a concession that the events did not take place. I have not attempted to scrutinise the circumstances of the individual matters listed in the schedule. If anyone has previously raised a criminal complaint in relation to one of these matters and wishes to pursue the matter or to obtain an explanation of the outcome of police investigations and assessments in their case, I urge them to contact NT Police to discuss the matter.


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