Review of the Disability Services Act 1993 and the Community Services (Complaints, Appeals and Monitoring) Act 1993 

Reference received: ​9 June 1998    

Reports

Report 90: Review of the Community Services (Complaints, Appeals and Monitoring Act) 1993 (NSW) [PDF, 1010Kb], July 1999

A Summary of the Report was also published [PDF, 20Kb]

Tabled in parliament: 12 October 1999 

Report 91: Review of the Disability Services Act 1993 (NSW), [PDF, 556Kb], July 1999

A Summary of the Report was also published [PDF, 24Kb]

Tabled in parliament: 12 October 1999 ​

Issue papers 

​Issue Paper 15: Review of the Community Services (Complaints, Appeals and Monitoring) Act 1993 (NSW), September 1998

[A Summary of the Issues Paper was also published]

NSW Law Reform Commission Media Release - Review of the Community Services (Complaints, Appeals and Monitoring) Act 1993 and Review of the Disability Services Act 1993* (1998) 

Issues Paper 16: Review of the Disability Services Act 1993 (NSW), September 1998

[A Summary of the Issues Paper was also published]

Research report

Research Report 9: Review of the Disability Services Act 1993 (NSW) and the Community Services (Complaints, Appeals and Monitoring) Act 1993 (NSW); Consultations, May 1999​

Eval​uation

Evaluation of the NSW Law Reform Commission's Consultation Processes in the Review of the DSA and CAMA, February 2000

Terms of reference

The Law Reform Commission is to:

  1. Review the Disability Services Act 1993 (NSW) (the DSA) and the Community Services (Complaints, Appeals and Monitoring) Act 1993 (NSW) (the CAMA) to determine whether the policy objectives of the Acts remain valid and whether the terms of the Acts remain appropriate for securing those objectives;
  2. Conduct the review having regard to the obligations arising under s 29 of the DSA and s 126 of the CAMA and the provisions of the Subordinate Legislation Act 1989 (NSW);
  3. Review the Disability Services Regulation 1993 (NSW) to determine whether there is a need for a regulation and if so whether the policy objectives of the DSA Regulation remain valid and whether the terms of the DSA Regulation remain appropriate for securing those objectives; and
  4. Conduct the review of the DSA, with consideration given to the resource or financial implications for the current legislation and regulation and any proposed legislative or regulatory amendments.