STANDING COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL ISSUES
The Hon. IAN WEST:
In accordance with the resolution establishing standing committees, I inform the House that on 30 June 2009 the Standing Committee on Social Issues resolved to inquire into the following terms of reference from the Attorney General, the Hon. John Hatzistergos:
(1) That the Standing Committee on Social Issues inquire into and report on the provisions for substitute decision-making for people lacking capacity in New South Wales, and in particular:
(a) whether any New South Wales legislation requires amendment to make better provision for:
(i) the management of estates of people incapable of managing their affairs, and
(ii) the guardianship of people who have disabilities.
(2) The Committee is to report by February 2010.