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Charges to staff/managers under crimes act 195 Ill-treatment or neglect of child or vulnerable adult

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From: Joshua Smith

Dear Department of Corrections,
Could you please advise if any prison staff or managers have been charged under the crimes act section 195. Especally whilst Serco was running Mt Eden, and if not why not as it was proven that staff/ management were negtlfull n their duties in several cases including

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195 Ill-treatment or neglect of child or vulnerable adult
(1)
Every one is liable to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 10 years who, being a person described in subsection (2), intentionally engages in conduct that, or omits to discharge or perform any legal duty the omission of which, is likely to cause suffering, injury, adverse effects to health, or any mental disorder or disability to a child or vulnerable adult (the victim) if the conduct engaged in, or the omission to perform the legal duty, is a major departure from the standard of care to be expected of a reasonable person.
(2)
The persons are—(a) a person who has actual care or charge of the victim; or
(b) a person who is a staff member of any hospital, institution, or residence where the victim resides.
(3)For the purposes of this section and section 195A, a child is a person under the age of 18 years.
Section 195: replaced, on 19 March 2012, by section 7 of the Crimes Amendment Act (No 3) 2011 (2011 No 79).

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Yours faithfully,

Joshua Smith

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Please see attached correspondence from the Department of Corrections.

 

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Ministerial Services Adviser |

National Office | Department of Corrections Ara Poutama Aotearoa |

44-52 The Terrace, Wellington 6011 | Private Box 1206, Wellington 6140 |

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