What were the shortcomings of the previous system of child protection In NEWS that led to the need for reform of that system? 2. What Is the definition of ‘parental responsibility In the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1 998 (NEWS) and compare this to the definition In the Family Law Act (FLAG) 3. What Is the Importance of the objects and principles provisions of the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998 (NEWS) 4. Summaries the ‘participation principle’.
Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998 (NEWS) 6. Summaries sections 71 and 72 in the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998 (NEWS) 7. What is a ‘care plan’ and when is it required? 8. What is meant by the concept of permanency planning? 9. Summaries the provisions of the Act which set out principles relating to Aboriginal and Tortes Strait Islanders 10. What are the main goals of the Children’s and Young Persons (Care and Protection)Act 1998 NEWS. Compare these goals to the main goals of the Family Law Act Mark/10 TOPIC 3 Violence and law concerning families and children
Answer the following questions in relation to the NEWS legislation which deals with domestic violence Refer to the appropriate sections of the legislation that relate to each question 1 . What is the name of the legislation 2. What types of orders may be made under the legislation ? 3. Who may apply for an order? What is the range of persons who are protected by these orders? 4. Can orders be made for conduct that does not amount to physical abuse? 5. What grounds have to be established in order for a court to make orders? 6. What standard of proof needs to be met for orders to be made?
What does this say about the nature of these orders? Are they ‘criminal matters’? 7. What section of the legislation sets out the requirements for the application of an Apprehended Domestic Violence Order (DAVE)? What are the requirements? 8. Explain the difference between a Domestic Violence Order (DVD) and Apprehended Personal Violent Order? (PAPA) 9. What section of the Family Law Act provides specifically for the court to issue an injunction for the protection of a child? 10. An DAVE is based on the existence of… Mark 110 TOPIC Issues in Juvenile Justice Children and the criminal law
Answer the following questions in relation to the NEWS legislation studied in this topic which deals with children in the criminal law. Refer to the appropriate sections of the legislation that relate to each question. 1 . What are the names of the legislation that applies to this issue? 2. What is the age criminal responsibility of children? 3. What is the Jurisdiction of the Children’s Court? 4. What are the principles set out in the legislation, if any, which relate generally to the exercise of criminal Jurisdiction in respect of children? 5.
Is the public permitted o attend criminal proceedings relating to children? 6. What are the responsibilities of the court with respect to explaining proceedings to children? 7. What rules apply to the admissibility of statements made by children? 8. Summaries the section of the Act that sets out provisions with regard to the penalties which might be imposed on children. How do the general principles of the legislation relate to these? 9. Explain the nature and relevance of background reports. 10. What penalties made be imposed on children under the act Mark 110 Total mark 150