Changing the Legislation to Prevent Abuse by DOCs Workers is Extremely Simple

CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS (CARE AND PROTECTION) ACT 1988 - Sect 253 False or misleading statements

A person must not, in any application under this Act or the regulations or in connection with an inquiry made by the Director-General in relation to any such application:
(a) make a statement, or
(b) furnish information, that the person knows to be false or misleading in a material particular.
Maximum penalty: 5 penalty units.

Delete : "Maximum penalty: 5 penalty units ".  Insert "Automatic penalty: 5 penalty units and 12 months imprisonment", and

GUARDIANSHIP ACT 1987 - SECT 105 False or misleading statements

A person shall not, in any application under this Act or in connection with an inquiry made by an officer in relation to any such application:
(a) make a statement, or
(b) furnish information,
that the person knows to be false or misleading in a material particular.
Maximum penalty: 5 penalty units.

Delete "Maximum penalty: 5 penalty units". Insert "Maximum penalty: 5 penalty units and 12 months imprisonment"

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