Elder abuse: discussion paper

Discussion paper 83
12 December 2016

This is the second consultation document for the Elder Abuse Inquiry, in which the ALRC has been asked to consider existing Commonwealth laws and frameworks which seek to safeguard and protect older persons from misuse or abuse by formal and informal carers, supporters, representatives and others, and to examine the interaction and relationship of these laws with state and territory laws.

This Discussion Paper includes includes 43 proposals for law reform. The ALRC invites submissions in response to the proposals, or to any of the material in the Discussion Paper.

Submissions close on 27 February 2017.

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Australian Law Reform Commission , 2016, Elder abuse: discussion paper, Australian Law Reform Commission, viewed 25 April 2017, <http://apo.org.au/node/71815>.

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