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Juvenile Offenders Ordinance 1941, Commonwealth of Australia


The Juvenile Offenders Ordinance 1941 (Act no. 11/1941) was Commonwealth legislation that allowed for children from the ACT to be placed in NSW institutions. It provided that a court in the ACT may commit a person under the age of eighteen to a NSW institution, in accordance with the Neglected Children and Juvenile Offenders Act 1905 (NSW). It commenced on 4 September 1941 and was repealed by the Child Welfare Ordinance 1957 on 1 March 1958.

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