Consultation by the Department on Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse recommendations

Department of Justice – Discussion Paper – Duty of Institutions

The Department of Justice is seeking to consult on recommendations by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse regarding the introduction of new statutory duties of care.

These recommendations (89-93) are contained in the Royal Commission’s Redress and Civil Litigation Report.

The Department of Justice has prepared a Discussion Paper to assist interested persons and organisations to make written submissions in regard to the recommendations. It is intended that feedback will help inform consideration by the Western Australian State Government of recommendations 89-93.

How to make a submission

The closing date for comments is COB Monday 11 March 2019.

Written submissions or comments (only) will be considered by the Department of Justice and should be titled Duty of Institutions – Discussion Paper”.

Electronic copies are preferred and should be sent to LegPolicy@justice.wa.gov.au

Or by post to:

Ms Lisa Taylor
Senior Policy Officer
Strategic Reform Division
Department of Justice
GPO Box F317
PERTH WA 6841

Confidentiality

Submissions received by the Department will be treated as public documents (and may be published on this website). Please see section 2 of the Discussion Paper “How to make a submission” should you wish to claim confidentiality.

Last updated: 20-Dec-2018

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