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ACT police investigating complaints of abuse of children by men
A police investigation into a claim that more than 100 boys have been sexually abused in the ACT is being handled at the national level by an elite police force as part of a national crackdown on child sexual exploitation.
Police and child protection officers from other states and territories are among the 13 child protection agencies participating in the national inquiry, which is expected to reveal as many as 600 allegations of abuse involving more than 30 men.
It follows a number of other national inquiries that have resulted in multiple prosecutions of perpetrators.
A spokesman for the ACT national inquiry, which is led by police and child protection officers, said the task force was expected to report by the start of next year that about 100 children had been victims of sexual or physical exploitation. This included allegations that some of those abuse victims had been children when they were younger.
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“We all are responsible for the way we use our power and resources in the interests of the welfare of our kids. It has taken this extraordinary level of force and effort from these young men to reveal their abuse over this period, and we will use all of our resources to prosecute the perpetrators.”
Under fe샌즈 카지노deral laws, the ACT child protection commissioner has the discretion to refer sexual exploitation allegations to the police for prosecution, but the minister for the community safety of children and teenagers, Scott Emerson, said there had been a “number of cases where cases were referred to us” by child protection authorities across the country.
Emerson said the investigations could lead to criminal charges against perpetrators, as happened in the case of an ACT man allegedly involved in paedophile ring, whose four-year sentence was commuted by a Liberal government in 2012 after a landmark court case.
An investigation by Channel Nine News of the claims of abuse iSM 카지노n 2012 exposed the extent of abuse, which in total resulted in four cases of sexual abuse including three cases involving a five-year-old boy.
A spokesman for the minister for youth, education and cultural wellbeing, Scott Emerson, said the minister, who is currently spending an average of 50 days per year at Parliament to attend a ministerial workshop on youth issues, had the right to make decisions regarding child protection decisions.
“He can choose not to prosecute a person who committed a sexual assault and he ca