Australian Bureau of Statistics
1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2006
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 04/08/2004
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Magistrates in Courts of Petty Sessions hear and determine simple offences, crimes triable summarily under State and Commonwealth legislation, breaches of duty, applications under various State and Commonwealth statutes, and exercise a wide range of appellate, review functions and licensing functions. Magistrates also hear simple and indictable offences in the Youth Justice Court as well as exercising child-protection and welfare responsibilities under various Acts for children and young people under 18 years.
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