The Committee on Children and Young People is to examine
the findings and recommendations of the report of the Review of Legislation
governing the Child Death Review Team, released on 4 June 2002.
The review was
conducted for the Minister for Community Services by Ms Gillian Calvert,
Commissioner for Children and Young People, and Dr John Yu AC.
The Commission for Children and Young People Act 1998
s.28 (1) lists the functions of the CommitteeThe Parliamentary Joint Committee
has the following functions under this Act:
It is important to note that the Committee on Children and Young People cannot
investigate a matter relating to particular conduct (s.28 (2)).