Summary

This Interagency Protocol has been developed to support the implementation of the Drugs Poisons and Controlled Substances (Volatile Substances) Act 2003 ("the Act").In September 2002 the Victorian Government's Parliamentary Drugs and Crime Prevention Committee (DCPC) tabled its Final Report on its Inquiry into the Inhalation of Volatile Substances following an 18 month examination of volatile substance misuse. The Inquiry handed down 16 recommendations, which included a proposal to develop legislation giving police search and seizure powers in relation to volatile substance abuse by young people. The Government, in its response, has supported this recommendation and made it a priority to introduce legislation to implement the proposal.

Details

Publication Type
Document
Topic
Research and reports
Date Published
23 May 2011
Size
15 pages
Update Frequency
Annual
Available format
pdf
Author
Department of Health & Human Services