AU WA A1995 - AUTHORITY FOR INTELLECTUALLY HANDICAPPED PERSONS (AIH)

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Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status

Department

Legal Status Text

Authorized form of name

AUTHORITY FOR INTELLECTUALLY HANDICAPPED PERSONS (AIH)

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Description identifier

AU WA A1995

Description area

Dates of existence

1986-01-01 - 1993-12-16

History

The Authority for Intellectually Handicapped Persons Act 1985 established the Authority in 1986 and provided its legislative mandate.

The Authority was responsible for advancing the welfare of people with an intellectually disability by providing and coordinating appropriate services in cooperation with other government and non-government organisations.

The Authority was amalgamated with the Bureau of Disability Services to form the Disability Services Commission on the 16 December 1993.

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Mandates/sources of authority

Creation: Authority for the Intellectually Handicapped Act 1985

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Relationships area

Related entity

AU WA A1772 - DISABILITY SERVICES COMMISSION (1993-12-16 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1772

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Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

1986-01-01 - 1993-12-16

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Status

Draft

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Archivist's notes