Detention of Indonesian minors in Australia

Detention of Indonesian minors in Australia

4 October 2012

© Commonwealth of Australia 2012
ISBN 978-1-74229-690-6

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MEMBERS OF THE COMMITTEE (PDF 28KB)
 
RECOMMENDATIONS (PDF 13KB)
 
CHAPTER 1 - Introduction (PDF 62KB)

Referral of the inquiry
Background
Previous inquiries and reviews
Conduct of the inquiry
Acknowledgement
Structure of the report
Note on references

 
CHAPTER 2 - Case statistics and appropriateness of detention (PDF 165KB)

Case statistics of boat crew who claim to be minors
Appropriateness of detention of minors
Other issues associated with detention of boat crew who may be minors

 
CHAPTER 3 - Issues relating to age determination (PDF 67KB)

Age assessment procedures
Age determination hearings
Processes for dealing with information regarding the age of suspects

 
CHAPTER 4 - Options for assisting affected individuals (PDF 30KB)

Options for the early release and repatriation of convicted prisoners
Options for providing support to wrongly detained minors

 
CHAPTER 5 - Committee view and recommendations (PDF 28KB)

Indonesian minors detained in Australia
Age determination procedures
Processes for ensuring that the rights of detained individuals are upheld
Deterrence and awareness raising activities in Indonesia

 
Chair's further findings and recommendations (PDF 182KB)

Indonesian minors detained in Australia
Wrist x-rays
Obtaining evidence from Indonesia
Guardianship issues relating to crew who claim to be minors
Access to legal aid and other services
Limits on pre-charge detention for people smuggling suspects who claim to be minors
Review of Criminal Justice Stay Certificates for individuals suspected of people smuggling offences
Places of detention for suspects who claim to be minors
Issues relating to age determination hearings
Options for assisting affected individuals
Ability of Indonesian prisoners to remit monies earned in prison to family members

 
APPENDIX 1 - SUBMISSIONS RECEIVED (PDF 6KB)
 
APPENDIX 2 - WITNESSES WHO APPEARED BEFORE THE COMMITTEE (PDF 4KB)

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Senate Legal and Constitutional Affairs Committee
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600
Australia

Phone: +61 2 6277 3560
Fax: +61 2 6277 5794
Email: legcon.sen@aph.gov.au

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