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NT Child Deaths Review and Prevention Committee annual report 2009-2010



NT Child Deaths Review and Prevention Committee annual report 2009-2010


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Page 54 (8) In this section: deputy coroner means a deputy coroner as defined in the Coroners Act. Territory Coroner means the Territory Coroner as defined in the Coroners Act. 210 Functions of Committee The Committee has the following functions: (a) to establish and maintain the Child Deaths Register; (b) to conduct or sponsor research into child deaths, diseases and accidents involving children, and other related matters (such as childhood morbidity and mortality), whether alone or with others; (c) to raise public awareness about a matter mentioned in paragraph (b), including, for example, any of the following: (i) the death rate of children; (ii) the causes and nature of child deaths and of diseases and accidents involving children; (iii) the prevention or reduction of such deaths, diseases and accidents; (d) to make recommendations about a matter mentioned in paragraph (b); (e) to monitor the implementation of the recommendations; (f) to contribute to any national database on child deaths in Australia; (g) to enter into an arrangement for the sharing of information with anyone in Australia that has functions similar to those of the Committee; (h) to perform any other functions relating to the object of this Part as the Minister directs. 211 Provision of information to Committee (1) Any of the following persons must, on the Committee's request, give specified information to the Committee for any of its functions: (a) the Commissioner of Police; (b) the Registrar of Births, Deaths and Marriages; (c) a coroner; (d) a service provider for a protected child; (e) a health practitioner; (f) a person in charge of a facility for health services in which children are ordinarily patients;

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