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CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS (CARE AND PROTECTION) ACT 1998 - SECT 29AB
Protection against retribution
29AB Protection against retribution
(1) A person must not take, or threaten to take, detrimental action in respect
of a person acting in good faith, who makes, or proposes to make, a report
under this Part.
: Maximum penalty--50 penalty units or imprisonment for 12
months, or both.
(2) For subsection (1), a report is not made in good faith
(a) the report was made or proposed in bad faith, or
(b) a material
allegation was known by the person giving the report to be false.
(3) In this
"detrimental action" means action causing, comprising or involving any of the
(a) injury, damage or loss,
(b) intimidation or harassment,
discrimination, disadvantage or adverse treatment in relation to employment,
(d) dismissal from, or prejudice in, employment,
(e) prejudice in the
provision of a service,
(f) disciplinary proceedings.
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