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CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS (CARE AND PROTECTION) ACT 1998 - SECT 33

Investigation if allegation made against staff of Department

33 Investigation if allegation made against staff of Department

(1) If a report alleges abuse of a child or young person by a person employed in that part of the Department comprising those members of staff who are principally involved in the administration of this Act, the Secretary must arrange for the report to be investigated in accordance with arrangements made between the Secretary and the Ombudsman.
(2) A person appointed in accordance with those arrangements may exercise the functions of the Secretary under this Chapter.
Note : Sections 25C and 25D of the Ombudsman Act 1974 make provision with respect to the notification of the Ombudsman by the Secretary of child abuse by employees of the Department.



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