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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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Children, Aboriginal Australian -- Northern Territory -- Periodicals; Death -- Causes -- Statistics -- Periodicals; Children and death -- Periodicals

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Page 55 (g) an operator of child-related services; (h) an operator of children's services. Maximum penalty: 200 penalty units or imprisonment for 2 years. (2) It is a defence to a prosecution for an offence against subsection (1) if: (a) the defendant has a reasonable excuse; or (b) the Commissioner of Police certifies in writing that compliance with the request would: (i) prejudice the investigation of any unlawful conduct; or (ii) disclose a confidential source of information in relation to the administration of law; or (iii) prejudice the effectiveness of a method or procedure in relation to the administration of law; or (iv) facilitate a person's escape from lawful custody; or (v) endanger the safety of a person. (3) A person acting in good faith in giving information to the Committee is not civilly or criminally liable, or in breach of any professional code of conduct, for giving the information. 212 Child Deaths Register (1) There is to be a Child Deaths Register. (2) The Register is a database of information concerning child deaths. (3) Without limiting subsection (2), the Register may include information on: (a) incidences of child deaths; and (b) the causes, patterns and trends of child deaths. 213 Annual report (1) At the end of each financial year, the Committee must prepare a report about the operation of the Committee during that year. (2) The report must contain details about: (a) the Committee's activities during that year, including: (i) the development of the Register during that year; and (ii) any recommendations made by the Committee during that year; and (b) the implementation during that year of any recommendations made by the Committee.

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