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Legal issues

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Court Appearances and Production of Documents in Public Schools
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 Public 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.
Information Release guidelines
This is a link to the Information Release guidelines to assist managers and school principals with the information they need to make informed decisions on the release of information under their control.
Information Statement 2016
This is a link to the Information Statement which is an overview of structure and functions of the Department, kinds of information held, procedures to follow to obtain information and have amendments made to out of date, misleading, inaccurate...
Legal issues
http://det.wa.edu.au/policies/detcms/navigation/corporate-management/legal-issues/

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