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The State Children Act.--1895.

PART VII.

Council, do any act or exercise any power which the Council is authorised to do or exercise; but all such acts or the exercise of any such powers or authorities shall by the secretary be reported to the Council at its next subsequent meeting, and shall be subject to the ratification of the Council, but, until such meeting, shall for all purposes be deemed to be valid and effectual.

Forms.

146. The several forms in Schedule B to this Act, or forms to the like effect, may be used, with such variations as the circumstances require, and shall be sufficient for the several purposes to which they are applicable respectively. Where no forms are prescribed, forms reasonably adapted to the circumstances of the case may be used, and shall be sufficient for their respective purposes.

Regulations.

147. The Governor may from time to time make, repeal, alter, and vary all such regulations as may appear necessary or advisable for regulating(a) The duties, powers, authorities, and privileges of all persons

employed in the administration of this Act: (6) The meetings and proceedings of the Council : (c) The management, control, and supervision of institutions and

lying-in homes: (d) The custody, maintenance, education, employment, appren

ticing, and placing out of State children: (e) The admission of ministers of religion to institutions: (f) The visitation of State children at institutions, or apprenticed,

or placed out: (9) The punishment of State children: (h) Wages and rewards to State children: (i) The management and control of property vested in Council: (j) Records to be kept at institutions and by licencees : (k) The form and contents of agreements, appointments, appren

ticeship articles, authorities, complaints, informations, licences, mandates, notices, orders, summonses, and all other instruments and documents, and the mode of

executing, serving, or delivering the same : (1) The fees to be paid : (m) The imposing of penalties : (n) The income and expenditure of the Council : (0) The time and manner in which any act, deed, matter, or thing

required by this Act to be done, and as to which the time or procedure is not provided, is to be done or performed:

(P) All

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(P) All other matters and things arising under and consistent

with this Act not herein expressly provided for, and other-
wise fully and effectually carrying out and giving force
and effect to the various objects, purposes, powers, and
authorities of this Act, and guarding against evasions and
violations thereof.

laid before Parliament

148. All such regulations, and every alteration and repeal Regulations to be thereof, shall be laid before Parliament for thirty days, and, except and gizetted. in so far as the same may be disapproved by resolution of either House of Parliament, shall be published in the Government Gazette, and after such publication thereof shall have the force of law: Provided that no such regulation, alteration, or repeal shall be repugnant to this Act, or to the general spirit or intendment of the laws in force within the province.

In the name and on behalf of Her Majesty, I hereby assent to this Bill

T. FOWELL BUXTON, Governor.

SCHEDULES

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Section 33.

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SCHEDULE B.

FORMS.

No. 1.
Complaint Against a Child.

“ The State Children Act, 1895."
Be it remembered that on this day of

189 at

in the province of South Australia, C. B., of

in the said province, came before me

Esquire, one of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace in and for the said province, and a Special Magistrate, and alleged that A. B., of

in the said province, is a destitute (or neglected or convicted, as the case may be) child within the meaning of “The State Children Act, 1895,” in that (set out the charge in such of the forms following as may be applicable, with any modification which the circumstances may require], namely :(a) He has no sufficient means of subsistence, and his relatives are in indigent

circumstances and unable to support him (or are dead, or are unknown, or
cannot be found, or are out of the jurisdiction, or are in custody of the

law).
(6) He did on the

18 (or at divers times
between the
day of

and the
of
18 ) at

day of

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in the said province, “ habitually beg alms,” (or habitually receive alms,” or wander about a certain public place, to wit

and has no home or settled place of abode,or “reside in a reputed brothel, to wit ciate with a person who has been convicted of vagrancy, to wit of

."). (c) C. B., his parent, charges the said A. B. that he is an uncontrollable or incor.

rigible child, and desires that the said A.B. may be brought before Justices to the intent that he may be sent to an institution, or otherwise dealt with pursuant to The State Children Act, 1895”; and the said C. B. undertakes to give security to the satisfaction of the Justices for the maintenance of the said child in an institution.

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(d) Is under the guardianship of a person, to wit

who is unfit to
have such guardianship.
(e) Was, on the

day of
18 at

in
the said province, before

found guilty (or convicted) of

being a crime punishable by imprisonment. Taken before me, at

aforesaid, the day and year first above written.

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No. 2.
Mandate for Neglected Child to be sent to an Institution pursuant to The State

Children Act, 1895."
To

Esquire, Commissioner of Police, and all constables in the Province of South Australia, and to the superintendent (or matron) of the Industrial School at Magill (or other institution, as the case may be) in the said province: Whereas A. B. a boy or girl) has been brought before the undersigned a Special Magistrate (or “two of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace”) in and for the Province of South Australia, and charged with being a neglected child within the meaning of “ The State Children Act, 1895,” in that he or she) did, at divers times, between the

day of 189 and the

189 (or on the day of 189) at

in the said province, habitually beg alms [or set out other facts, as stated in the information, showing the child to be a neglected child]: And whereas I (or we) have heard the matter of the said charge, and am (or are) satisfied that the said A. B. is in fact a neglected child within the meaning of the said Act, and have convicted him (or her) thereof accordingly: And whereas the said A. B. is of the age of

months, and of Protestant (or Roman Catholic or Jewish, as the case may be) religion: And whereas I (or we) have ordered the said A. B. to be sent to the Industrial School at Magill (or other institution] to be there detained or otherwise dealt with under the said Act for the term of

years from the day of the date hereof (or until he or she) shall attain the age of eighteen years]: These are to require you, to whom this mandate is directed, to take the said Ă. B. to the said institution and there to deliver him (or her) to the superintendent (or matron) thereof, together with the duplicate of this mandate, and the said superintendent (or matron) is hereby required to receive the said child into the said school, there to be detained or otherwise dealt with under the said Act, until the expiration of the term aforesaid, unless he (or she) shall in the meantime be discharged in due course of law. Given under hand and seal, at

, in the said province, this day of

189

years and

No. 3. Mandate for Destitute Child to be sent to an Institution pursuant to the State Sections 33 and 42.

Children Act, 1895." To (as in form No. 2].

Whereas A. B., a boy (or girl), has been brought before the undersigned, a Special Magistrate (or two of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace) in and for the province of South Australia, and charged with being a destitute child within the meaning of “ The State Children Act, 1895,” in that he (or she) has no sufficient means of subsistence, and that his (or her) relatives are in indigent circumstances and unable to support the said A. B. (or are dead, &c.): And whereas I (or we) have beard the matter of the said charge, and am (or are) satisfied that the said A. B. is in fact a destitute child within the meaning of the said Act, and have convicted him (or her) thereof accordingly: And whereas, &c. [continue as in form No. 2].

No. 4. Mandate for Uncontrollable or Incorrigible Child to be sent to a Probationary School. Sections 34 and 42. To [as in Form No. 2.]

Whereas A. B., a boy (or girl), has been brought before the undersigned, a Special Magistrate (or two of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace), in and for the

province

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province of South Australia, and charged by C. B., of

his parent, with being an uncontrollable or incorrigible child, to the intent that he may be sent to an institution, or otherwise dealt with pursuant to “ • The State Children Act, 1895:" And whereas we have heard the matter of the said charge, and are satisfied that the same is well founded, and whereas the said A.B. is of the age of years months

, and is of the Protestant (or as the case may be] religion : And whereas i (or we) have ordered the said A.B. to be sent to the [name or description of probationary school] to be there detained and dealt with pursuant to the said Act for a period of months from the day of the date hereof. And whereas the said A. B. has given security to my (or our) satisfaction for the maintenance of the said child in the said institution, these are to require [continue as in Form No. 2.]

Sections 34 and 42.

No. 5. Order for Uncontrollable, &'c., Child to be Released on Probation. Whereas [insert recitals as in form No. 4 down to the words well founded] I (or we) do hereby order that the said A.B. be released on probation, and that until he attains the age of eighteen years he shall be subject to the supervision of the Council pursuant to the said Act; and I (or we) do further order that the said A.B. shall from time to time, until he attains the said age, report himself to the said Council, or the secretary thereof, at such places and times and in such manner as the said Council or the secretary thereof shall direct. Dated this day of

189.

Sections 34 and 42.

day of

No. 6.
Mandate for Convicted Child to be sent to a Reformatory School pursuant to The

State Children Act, 1895."
To (as in form No. 2, varied to suit the circumstances].
Whereas on the

189 , at [Court or place of conviction, in the province of South Australia, before the undersigned, a Judge of the Supreme Court (or as the case may be] of the said province, A. B., a boy, was convicted of a certain offence punishable by imprisonment, to wit, larceny of a gold watch, the property of X. Y. (or other offence] : And whereas the said A.B. is of the

months, and is of the Protestant (or as the case may be] religion : And whereas I have ordered the said A. B. to be sent to the Reformatory School at Magill, in the said province (or other institution, as the case may be], to be there detained or otherwise dealt with, pursuant to “The State Children Act, 1895,” for the term of

years from the day of the date hereof (or until he shall attain the age of 18 years, as the case may be), these are to require [continue as in form No. 2].

age of

years and

Soctions 53, 58.

No. 7.
Agreement for Boarding Out State Child.

“ The State Children Act, 1895."
Whereas A. B., [here state residence and occupation] has agreed with the State
Children's Council to receive and take charge of C. D., a State child, now under the
care of the Council, for the term of

from this date, upon receiving from the Council the sum of

weekly, (monthly, or quarterly, or without fee or reward): These are therefore to authorise the said A. B., pursuant to the abovementioned Act, to take the said C. D. to be by him (or her) kept, maintained, clothed, and educated during the said term.

In witness whereof the seal of the said Council has been hereunto affixed this day of

189. (Seal of Council).

Secretary I, the above-named A.B., hereby agree with the said Council to receive and keep, maintain, clothe, and educate, to the satisfaction of the said Council, the said C. D., for the term and upon the terms of the above licence, and subject in all things to the provisions of the said Act, and the regulations thereunder. Dated this

18 Witness

A, B.

No.

day of

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