Local Court Bench Book Update 131 published

Update 131 of the Local Court Bench Book includes amendments to the following chapters:

The Children’s Court “Criminal jurisdiction” section has been extensively revised and amended by the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Victims) Act 2018, Justice Legislation Amendment Act (No 3) 2018, Victims Rights and Support Amendment (Statutory Review) Act 2018, Justice Legislation Amendment Act (No 2) 2018 and the Parole Legislation Amendment Act 2017.

The Children’s Court — Care and Protection Jurisdiction section has been extensively revised to incorporate amendments by the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Amendment Act 2018.