AU WA A1261 - DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIVE SERVICES [2]

Identity area

Type of entity

Corporate body

Legal Status Text

Department

Authorized form of name

DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIVE SERVICES [2]

Other form(s) of name

Description identifier

AU WA A1261

Description area

Dates of existence

2006-02-01 - 2017-07-01

History

On 1 February 2006, the Department of Justice was abolished. The functions of the department passed to two newly formed departments: the Department of the Attorney General and the Department of Corrective Services.

The Department of Corrective Services took over the functions encompassing: Community and Juvenile Justice; and the Prison system.

Under the McGowan Government, the Department of Corrective Services was merged with the Department of the Attorney General on 1 July 2017 to become the Department of Justice.

Places

Functions, occupations and activities

Mandates/sources of authority

Creation: Public Sector Management Act 1994 section 35(1)(a)

Internal structures/genealogy

General context

Relationships area

Related entity

AU WA A1225 - DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [1] (2001-07-01 - 2006-02-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1225

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

-

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A643 - MINISTRY OF JUSTICE (1993-01-01 - 2001-07-01)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A643

Category of the relationship

Preceding

Dates of the relationship

-

Description of relationship

Related entity

AU WA A1955 - DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE [2] (2017-07-01 -)

Identifier of the related entity

AU WA A1955

Category of the relationship

Succeeding

Dates of the relationship

2006-02-01 - 2017-07-01

Description of relationship

Related function

Related unit of description

Series S672 - REGISTERS - LOCAL PRISONERS (MALE)

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Related unit of description

Series S682 - REGISTERS - CORPORAL PUNISHMENT

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Related unit of description

Series S701 - MEDICAL JOURNALS

Role

Controlling

Description of relationship

Dates of relationship

-

Control area

Rules and/or conventions used

Status

Final

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Dates of creation, revision and deletion

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Archivist's notes