AU WA A1225 - DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [1]

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Corporate body

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Department

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [1]

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AU WA A1225

Description area

Dates of existence

2001-07-01 - 2006-02-01

History

The functions of the Department of Justice included:


  • Providing administrative and support services, technical facilities and accommodation to State courts and tribunals;


  • Providing support, assistance, advice and counselling to victims of crime;


  • Managing adult and juvenile offenders in custody and in the community in a manner consistent with court orders, community standards and preventing crime;


  • Providing legal services to Government and its agencies;


  • Translating Government policy into laws that are easily understood;


  • Providing services to ensure the best interests of people with decision-making disabilities are represented at hearings and to promote and protect their rights in the community;


  • Making trustee services available;


  • Registering births, deaths and marriages;


  • Providing information and support to the Mentally Impaired Defendants Review Board, Parole Board and Supervised Release Review Board;


  • Regulating State-based corporate bodies such as Friendly Societies.

On 1 February 2006, the Department of Justice ceased to exist. Two new departments - the Department of the Attorney General and the Department of Corrective Services - have taken over the functions of the Department of Justice.

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AU WA A643 - MINISTRY OF JUSTICE (1993-01-01 - 2001-07-01)

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AU WA A643

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2001-07-01 - ?

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AU WA A1260 - DEPARTMENT OF THE ATTORNEY GENERAL (2006-02-01 - 2017-07-01)

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AU WA A1260

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AU WA A214 - GAOLS DEPARTMENT (1890-01-01 - 1947-01-01)

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AU WA A214

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AU WA A215 - PRISONS DEPARTMENT [1] (1947-01-01 - 1971-01-01)

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AU WA A215

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AU WA A216 - DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS (1971-01-01 - 1982-08-01)

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AU WA A216

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AU WA A217 - PRISONS DEPARTMENT [2] (1982-08-01 - 1987-04-03)

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AU WA A217

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AU WA A218 - DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIVE SERVICES [1] (1987-04-03 - 1993-01-01)

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AU WA A218

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AU WA A68 - CROWN LAW DEPARTMENT (1909-01-01 - 1993-01-01)

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AU WA A68

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AU WA A1261 - DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIVE SERVICES [2] (2006-02-01 - 2017-07-01)

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AU WA A1261

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AU WA A880 - PARLIAMENTARY COUNSEL'S OFFICE (1971-01-01 -)

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AU WA A880

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2001-07-01 - ?

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AU WA A984 - SHERIFF'S OFFICE (1832-01-01 -)

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AU WA A984

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2001-07-01 - ?

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AU WA A667 - PUBLIC TRUST OFFICE (1941-07-01 -)

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AU WA A667

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2001-07-01 - ?

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AU WA A1047 - REGISTRY OF BIRTHS, DEATHS AND MARRIAGES (1999-04-14 -)

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AU WA A1047

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2001-07-01 - ?

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AU WA A1582 - STATE SOLICITORS OFFICE (2004-01-01 -)

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AU WA A1582

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Superior

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2004-01-01 - 2006-01-31

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