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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


The Children's Commissioner Northern Territory reports; Reports; PublicationNT




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

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Page 58 (a) the Convenor; or (b) in the absence of the Convenor the Deputy Convenor; or (c) in the absence of both the Convenor and the Deputy Convenor a member elected by the members present at the meeting. 220 Disclosure of interest (1) A member who has a direct or indirect interest in a matter to be considered by the Committee must disclose the interest to the Committee. (2) The disclosure must be recorded in the Committee's minutes. (3) The member: (a) must not take Part in any deliberation or decision of the Committee about the matter; and (b) must be disregarded for the purposes of constituting the quorum of the Committee for the deliberation or decision. (4) The Committee may decide subsection (3) does not apply to the matter. (5) However, the decision must be deliberated and voted on in the absence of the member. 221 Confidential information (1) A person who has acquired information in exercising a power or performing a function under this Part is guilty of an offence if the person: (a) discloses the information to someone; or (b) does something that results in disclosing the information to someone and is reckless as to whether doing the thing would result in the disclosure; or (c) uses the information. Maximum penalty: 200 penalty units or imprisonment for 2 years. (2) Subsection (1) does not apply to: (a) a disclosure or use of the information by a person in exercising a power or performing a function under this Part; or (b) a disclosure or use of the information for any of the following purposes authorised by the Minister: (i) research relating to the object of this Part; (ii) an inquiry or investigation conducted by a coroner, the Police Force or another law enforcement agency; (iii) a purpose specified by regulation; or

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