Law and Order

HIGH RISK OFFENDERS BILL 2019

Committee

Resumed from 24 September 2019. The Chair of Committees (Hon Simon O’Brien) in the chair; Hon Sue Ellery (Leader of the House) in charge of the bill.

Clause 14: Board established —

Progress was reported after the clause had been partly considered.

Comments and speeches by various members

Disgraceful strip-searches of more than 1450 children warrants inquiry: Greens

Greens Spokesperson for Children and Young People Hon Alison Xamon MLC has called for an inquiry into the practice of strip-searching children, since she uncovered through Parliamentary questions on notice that WA Police strip-searched more than 1,450 young people under the age of 18 in 2018-19, including children as young as TEN years old, and teenagers who identify as trans.

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