Although the challenge for all communities is to balance the extent of powers required by police against the rights of ordinary citizens. In the eyes of justice and to ensure fairness is reached offenders have personal rights that the NSW police need to adhere to, if the offender feels that their rights have been breached or not correctly followed by authority they have the right to complain and report the circumstance to an NSW ombudsman or the police integrity commission, as they will investigate the
An Apprehended Violence Order (AVO) is a system of protection governed by the Crimes (Domestic and Personal Violence) Act 2007 (NSW). An AVO is an Order made by a court against a person who causes fear for ones safety, to protect individuals from further violence, intimidation or harassment. All Apprehended Violence Orders made by the court prohibit the person who is causing these fears from assaulting, harassing, threatening, stalking, or intimidating the victim. The legislative scheme is directed to the protection of the community in a direct and immediate sense, rather than through methods such as deterrence. These orders constitute the primary means of asserting the fundamental right to freedom from fear.
Public officials who make a complaint to ICAC are also protected from reprisals and other retaliatory actions under the Protected Disclosures Act 1994. In also achieving justice for individuals strict rules apply for instance, if a person who has been summoned to appear at an ICAC public inquiry or compulsory examination fails to appear, then the Commissioner may issue a warrant for their arrest. People who also fail to give truthful answers to questions asked will be
If you believe that the privacy of your information has been breached by the Australian Taxation office, to whom can you complain? The very first thing that you should do is attempt to resolve it through the tax officer in which you have been dealing
Unit 205 Principles of safeguarding and protection in health and social care. Outcome 2 know how to respond to suspected or alleged abuse. 1. Explain the action to take when there are suspicions that an individual is being abused. Read the polices and procedures and comply with them, make sure you tell a senior member of staff, then they can take the next step and get to the route of the situation.
Soonest as possible but not later than 24hours of my suspicions I call to the office and contact the Safeguarding Tem. 5.2.2 Explain the actions to take if an individual alleges that they are being abused: In case when the individual have been abused, I take the event seriously. I always d follow the company´s Policies and Procedures, keeping the Confidentiality and proceeding by the Importance of Agreed Ways of Working. I should protect the person. Report to safeguarding Authority or to the police.
When misconduct or mistakes are made it can have very damaging effects on individuals and their lives, but also to the credibility of the criminal justice system. This can happen and does on occasion (Meyer & Grant, 2003). How can we improve consistency in how prosecutors accept case work? When assessing possible improvements to the consistency of how prosecutors accept case work, there are no simple answers. Putting strict demands on what a prosecutor
The Local Authority social services department would carry out an assessment of needs. The Safeguarding Team within social services department investigates and ensures safety. They also work alongside other agencies such as the police. A Safeguarding and Protection Officer would lead the Adult Protection Alert. Police: to investigate/prosecute, to work with other agencies and provide support to the victim.
Roche, D, Mandatory Sentencing, (Canberra: Institute of Criminology, 1999) In this text the evidence for and against mandatory sentencing is examined. The main claims made are by advocates of mandatory sentencing claiming that it prevents crime, it provides consistency in sentencing, and is a democratic response to widespread public concern about crime. Roche questions, however, whether the costs involved justify the small decrease that may be achieved. 5. Australia, Parliament, Senate, Legal and Constitutional Reference Committee, Inquiry into the Human Rights (Mandatory Sentencing for Property Offences) Bill 2000, 2000, Parl Paper.
Discriminating against another person is not just unfair “ it is against the law. Hence, the role of the Anti-Discrimination Commission is to uphold the basic right of all people to fair treatment “ no matter what their circumstances or background. This essay will explore the Federal and State Acts of Parliament legislation, which exist to protect Australians from unlawful discrimination. Furthermore, it will discuss unlawful discrimination being either direct or indirect, as well as some of the exemptions that make discrimination lawful. Finally it will outline some of the key aspects of sexual harassment and why it is unlawful, endeavouring to outline the effectiveness of the legislation, possible alterations to improve the system, and how and why society benefits from having laws in place, to uphold their basic rights in relation to these issues.