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Legal issues

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Court Appearances and Production of Documents
A staff member may be required to appear as a witness in court to give evidence and/or supply documents. This might occur following a request from the Director General or as a result of a subpoena being served directly on the staff member.
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Family Court Orders in Schools
Principals allow parents access to a student and their information, unless there is a court order to the contrary, and will have due regard to the student’s safety and welfare, educational needs, and the proper management of the school.
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Freedom of Information Procedures Manual
The Department is committed to meeting its obligations under the Freedom of Information Act 1992 and endeavours to maximise the availability of its documents to the public without the need for an application under the Act.
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Guidelines for Clients Requesting Legal Advice
The guidelines apply to requests for legal advice. The guidelines explain how to request legal advice, how it will be provided and how it can be used.
Legal issues
http://det.wa.edu.au/policies/detcms/navigation/corporate-management/legal-issues/