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Inquiry Details

Crime Prevention through Social Support

The Committee was first established on 24 May 1995. The Committee was re-appointed on 25 May 1999 for the previous Parliament. It is anticipated that the Committee will be reappointed during the first session of the current Parliament. The functions of the Committee are to inquire into, consider and report on matters concerned with legal and constitutional issues including law reform, parliamentary matters, criminal law and administrative law; issues arising in connection with the New South Wales criminal justice system, including matters concerned with Attorney General, police and corrective services and juvenile justice; industrial relations; emergency services and fair trading.
Referred by House with authority to review material from previous committee—25 May 1999, 1st Session, Minutes No. 4, p 83. That the Standing Committee on Law and Justice undertake an inquiry into and report on the relationship between crime and the types and levels of social support afforded to families and communities, with particular reference to: the impact of changes in the social services support system on criminal participation rates; support programs that can assist in protecting people from developing delinquent or criminal behaviours; and the type and level of assistance and support schemes needed to change offending behaviour.

That the Standing Committee on Law and Justice undertake an inquiry into and report on the relationship between crime and the types and levels of social support afforded to families and communities, with particular reference to: the impact of changes in the social services support system on criminal participation rates; support programs that can assist in protecting people from developing delinquent or criminal behaviours; and the type and level of assistance and support schemes needed to change offending behaviour.


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