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Question Without Notice No. 211 asked in the Legislative Council on 15 June 2017 by Hon Nick Goiran

Parliament: 40 Session: 1
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FAMILY AND DOMESTIC VIOLENCE — INITIATIVES
      211. Hon NICK GOIRAN to the Leader of the House representing the Attorney General:
I refer to the answer given by the Minister for Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence on Thursday, 18 May 2017 to question without notice 54 asked in the other place.
      (1) What are the initiatives the Attorney General has ''in train'' that will improve our criminal justice system to hold perpetrators to account?
(2) In which calendar month of this year will each of these initiatives be implemented?
Hon SUE ELLERY replied:
I thank the honourable member for some notice of the question.
      (1) The government made comprehensive commitments to family and domestic violence reform. The commitments within the Attorney General's portfolio are being addressed to enhance the avenues for the criminal justice system in holding perpetrators to account.
      (2) The implementation of each of the aforementioned initiatives is to occur following the appropriate consultation and government process.