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CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS (CARE AND PROTECTION) ACT 1998 - SECT 149H

Modification of Administrative Decisions Review Act 1997

149H Modification of Administrative Decisions Review Act 1997

(1) If an application for a review of a decision to disclose high level identification information under this Division is to be made by a designated agency at the request of, and on behalf of, an authorised carer:
(a) the designated agency is taken to be an
"interested person" for the purposes of the ADR Act, and
(b) the following provisions of the ADR Act do not apply in relation to the application:
(i) Division 2 (Duty to give reasons on request) of Part 2 of Chapter 3,
(ii) section 53 (2) (Requirements for an application),
(iii) Division 2 (Effect of pending applications on reviewable decisions) of Part 3 of Chapter 3, and
(c) a reference in section 58 (1) of the ADR Act to receiving notice of an application is to be construed as a reference to the making of an application, and
(d) a reference in section 58 of the ADR Act to the giving of reasons under section 49 of that Act is to be construed as a reference to the provision of reasons to the authorised carer under section 149F of this Act, and
(e) the application is taken, after it is made, to have been made by the authorised carer.
(2) The regulations may further modify the application of the ADR Act in relation to an application referred to in subsection (1).
(3) In this section, the
"ADR Act" means the Administrative Decisions Review Act 1997 .



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