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Terms of Reference Select Committee on Substance Abuse

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Title

Terms of Reference Select Committee on Substance Abuse

Other title

Tabled paper 170

Collection

Tabled papers for 10th Assembly 2005 - 2008; Tabled papers; ParliamentNT

Date

2005-08-17

Description

Tabled By Paul Henderson

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Language

English

Subject

Tabled papers

File type

application/pdf

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License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Series/C1968A00063

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/282927

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/412566

Page content

{DO NOT NEED TO FORMALLY MOVE AS THIS WAS CIRCULATED TO MEMBERS - PUT 0N DESKS AND TERMS OF MOTION OF LEAVE INCORPORATES THIS DOCUMENT} SELECT COMMITTEE ON SUBSTANCE ABUSE - TERMS OF REFERENCE MR HENDERSON: MADAM SPEAKER, I MOVE THAT, 1. THE SELECT COMMITTEE ON SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN THE COMMUNITY BE EMPOWERED, UNLESS OTHERWISE ORDERED, TO INQUIRE INTO AND REPORT ON THE ISSUE OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN THE COMMUNITY, IN PARTICULAR: (a) ASCERTAIN COMMUNITY CONCERN ABOUT THE USE AND ABUSE OF LICIT AND ILLICIT SUBSTANCES; (b) CURRENT TRENDS IN THE USE AND ABUSE OF LICIT AND ILLICIT SUBSTANCES IN THE NORTHERN TERRITORY AND, AS FAR AS POSSIBLE, TAKING INTO ACCOUNT REGIONAL, AGE, GENDER, OTHER DEMOGRAPHIC CHARACTERISTICS AND ETHNIC FACTORS; (c) THE SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CONSEQUENCES OF CURRENT PATTERNS OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE WELL-BEING OF INDIVIDUALS AND COMMUNITIES AND TO THE DEMANDS PLACED UPON GOVERNMENT AND NON-GOVERNMENT SERVICES; (d) THE SERVICES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE WITHIN THE NORTHERN TERRITORY BY BOTH GOVERNMENT AND NON-GOVERNMENT AGENCIES TO DEAL WITH ISSUES DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY RELATED TO SUBSTANCE ABUSE; (e) FACTORS WHICH DIRECTLY AFFECT THE LEVEL AND NATURE OF SUBSTANCE ABUSE IN THE NORTHERN TERRITORY COMMUNITY OR PARTS OF THAT COMMUNITY, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITING THE GENERALITY OF THE FOREGOING: 2


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