Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection Act) 1998 - Sect 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 Director-General must arrange for the report to be investigated in accordance with arrangements made between the Director-General and the Ombudsman.

(2) A person appointed in accordance with those arrangements may exercise the functions of the Director-General 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 Director-General of child abuse by employees of the Department.

Source : http://www.austlii.edu.au/au/legis/nsw/consol_act/caypapa1998442/s33.html

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