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CORRECTION AFFILIATION AND MAINTENANCE DIVISION

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Objective

Provide quality information to the Courts and the Prison Parole Board and to effectively manage community based sentences. Administer and monitor maintenance for destitute persons, to prosecute affiliation matters to court and to undertake consultation and promotion of social harmony.

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Summary

The Correction Affiliation and Maintenance Division consists of two main sections. They are Probation and Parole Section and Maintenance and Affiliation Section.

Probation And Parole Unit

Maintenance And Affiliation Unit

Core Functions
  • Provide quality information to the Courts and the Prison Parole Board in pre-sentence and pre-parole reports and to effectively manage community based sentences.
  • Provide effective support for the enforcement of Court decisions.
  • Collect and monitor maintenance for destitute persons, to prosecute affiliation matters and to conduct mediation or reconciliation in the promotion of social harmony.
  • To provide quality information to the Courts and Parole Board and to effectively manage community based Orders and sentences including the administration and monitoring of rehabilitation programmes.
  • To conduct conciliations/consultations on Affiliation, Custody and Maintenance for destitute persons as well as divorce; and to prosecute and effectively enforce Court Orders.
Governing Legislation
  • Maintenance and Affiliation Act 1987
  • Maintenance and Affiliation Amendment Act 2010
  • Alternative Dispute Resolution Act 2007
  • Immigration Act 1967
  • Family Safety Act 2013
  • Criminal Procedure Act 1960
  • Divorce and Matrimonial Act 1967
  • Divorce and Matrimonial Amendment Act 2010
  • Young Offenders Act 2008
  • Community Justice Act 2008
  • Criminal Procedure 1972
  • Crimes Act 2013
  • Crimes Ordinance Act 1961
  • Prisons Parole Act 1977
  • Family Safety Act 2013
Divisional Structure