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Legislative reviews

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Review of the Terrorism (Preventative Detention) Act 2005

The Terrorism (Preventative Detention) Act is being reviewed to determine the need for and effectiveness of this legislation.

Review of the G20 (Safety and Security) Act 2013

The G20 (Safety and Security) Act 2013, or the G20 Act, is being reviewed to determine its effectiveness for the 2014 events, and what lessons can be drawn to assist in providing security to future events in Queensland.

Review of the Child Protection (Offender Prohibition Order) Act 2008

The CCC reviewed how the Child Protection (Offender Prohibition Order) Act 2008 had been used by the police and the courts in its first five years of operation. It identified barriers that are currently inhibiting use of the Act and recommended areas for potential improvement.

Review of the Prostitution Act 1999 (Qld)

The CMC's 2011 review of the Prostitution Act found that the Act effectively regulates the licensed brothel sector in Queensland

Review of off-road motorbike noise laws

A CMC review of Queensland noise laws found they were ineffective in reducing excessive motorbike noise in off-road areas.

Escort agency hearings

Following public hearings in September 2005, we recommended in a 2006 report to State Parliament that outcall prostitution services from licensed brothels and independent ‘escort agencies’ should not be legalised. We also suggested in this report methods to prevent illegal prostitution from negatively affecting the legal sex industry, providing a fairer solution for legal operators.

Abuse of children in foster care

A CMC public enquiry into the abuse of foster children in Queensland resulted in 110 recommendations for reform of the foster care system.

Sexual offence matters

Findings and recommendations of a public inquiry into the handling of sexual offence matters in the Queensland criminal justice system.

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