Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2021.

2 Mar 2021 11:59 AMMark Boothman Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2021.

You can make a submission by following this link.

https://www.parliament.qld.gov.au/.../curre.../YJandOLAB2021

Submissions close: 12 noon, Friday 12 March 2021

The legislation paper can be found here.

https://www.parliament.qld.gov.au/.../2021/5721T194.pdf

Youth Justice and Other Legislation Amendment Bill 2021.

You can make a submission by following this link.

https://www.parliament.qld.gov.au/.../curre.../YJandOLAB2021

Submissions close: 12 noon, Friday 12 March 2021

The legislation paper can be found here.

https://www.parliament.qld.gov.au/.../2021/5721T194.pdf

Here are “some” highlights.

This section limits the ability of the court to order an individual to wear a tracking device......

Clause 26 (f) the court is satisfied, in addition to being satisfied of the matters mentioned in section 52A(2), that imposing the tracking device condition is appropriate having regard to the 10 following matters—

(i) whether the child has the capacity to understand the condition and any conditions under subsection (2);

(ii) whether the child is likely to comply with the condition and any conditions under subsection (2) having regard to the personal circumstances of the child;

Examples of personal circumstances of a child for subparagraph (ii)—

• whether the child has stable accommodation

• whether the child has the support of a parent or another person to assist with compliance with the conditions

• whether the child has access to a mobile phone to facilitate contact with any tracking device monitoring service

• whether the child has access to an electricity supply

(iii) whether a parent of the child, or another person, has indicated a willingness to the court to do any of the things mentioned in section 48AA(4)(a)(vi);

Here is another clause residents may wish to comment on.

Clause 21 Section 48AA(7)— 18 omit, insert—

(7) The court or police officer must not decide there is an unacceptable risk of a matter mentioned in section 48AAA(2) or (3), or to refuse to release a child from custody, solely because 1 or both of the following apply—

(a) the child has no apparent family support;

(b) the child will not have accommodation, or adequate accommodation, on release from custody.

Another clause. Use of hand held scanners to detect concealed weapons. Trial Limited to Surfers Paradise And Broadbeach precincts. Not our local train stations.

Clause 6 Use of hand held scanners without warrant in public places in prescribed areas 39A Definitions for part

In this part—

Broadbeach CBD safe night precinct means the area prescribed under the Liquor Act 1992, section 173NC(1) as the Broadbeach CBD safe night precinct.

prescribed area means—

(a) the Broadbeach CBD safe night precinct; or

(b) the Surfers Paradise CBD safe night precinct.

Surfers Paradise CBD safe night precinct means the area prescribed under the Liquor Act 1992, section 173NC(1) as the Surfers Paradise CBD safe night precinct.

There are many other sections and clauses you may wish to comment on. Follow the links above.