Digital copy of Letters between Advocate Peter Harris, Crills Advocates and Graham Jennings, Chief Executive, Health and Social Services regarding concerns of Advocate Harris in relation to a disciplinary hearing involving Jane Maguire. [Some details redacted].

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April 9th 1999 - April 14th 1999

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• Letter dated 9 April 1999 from [Advocate Peter Harris], Crills Advocates to Graham Jennings, Health and Social Services. Refers to a letter from Mr Jennings dated 6 April 1999, responding to matters referred to therein. Refers to liaison with Mr Kavanagh regarding his understanding of appropriate procedures, details need to know the substance of advice with regard to the policy on corporal punishment, includes remarks about the decision made by Mr [Anton] Skinner in 1990 and the inappropriateness of reviewing this decision and enquires regarding the basis upon which Ms [Sarah] Brace is being called as a witness at the disciplinary hearing. • Letter dated 14 April 1999 from Graham Jennings, Chief Executive, Health and Social Services to Advocate P Harris, Crills. Copies sent to Dr D King, Mr R Bass, A Skinner, D Southern, M Baudains and J Channing. Refers to the letter from Advocate Harris dated 9 April 1999, addressing concerns in the order stated by Advocate Harris. Details advice that no written policy on corporal punishment will be presented to the panel on the day of the hearing, outlines opportunity for Advocate Harris to question Mr [Anton] Skinner on the day of the hearing, comments about the privileged nature of the legal advice offered to the Attorney General to assist the decision whether to prosecute was in the public interest, and advises that Mr Bass will be available at the hearing in place of Mrs [J] Channing.


Bass, Roger
Baudains, Marnie
Brace, Sarah
Channing, J
Harris, Peter, Advocate
Jennings, Graham
Kavanagh, Michael
King, Debbie, Dr
Maguire, Jane
Skinner, Anton
Southern, Dylan
Attorney General
Blanche Pierre Family Group Home
Children's Service
Crill's Advocates
Health and Social Services
Human Resources Department
Mental Health Services


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