Mental Defectives and Sexual Offenders Report of the Committee of Inquiry Appointed by the Hon. Sir Maui Pomare, K.B.E., C.M.G., Minister of Health
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Mental Defectives and Sexual Offenders Report of the Committee of Inquiry Appointed by the Hon. Sir Maui Pomare, K.B.E., C.M.G., Minister of Health

By New Zealand. Committee of Inquiry into Mental Defectives and Sexual Offenders
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  • 1925. NEW ZEALAND.
  • MENTAL DEFECTIVES AND SEXUAL OFFENDERS.
    • REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF INQUIRY APPOINTED BY THE HON. SIR MAUI POMARE, K.B.E., C.M.G., MINISTER OF HEALTH.
      • CONTENTS.
    • PART I.—INTRODUCTORY AND HISTORICAL.
      • Section 1.—Origin and Scope of Inquiry.
      • Section 2.—Two Distinct Questions.
    • PART II.—PROBLEM OF THE FEEBLE-MINDED.
      • Section 1.—A Menace to Modern Civilization.
      • Section 2.—Heredity v. Environment.
      • Section 3.—Illustrative Cases of Hereditary Degeneracy.
        • The Juke Family.
        • The Kallikak Family.
        • New Zealand Cases.
      • Section 4.—Elements of the Problem.
      • Section 5.—Estimates as to Numbers of Mental Defectives.
      • Section 6.—Study of Feeble-minded and Delinquent Children.
        • Methods employed in other Countries.
      • Section 7.—Method of dealing With Mental Defectives in New Zealand.
        • Present Legal Provision for Notification and Education of Feeble-minded Children, and for Care of Custodial Feeble-minded Adults and Children.
      • Section 8.—Children's Courts.
      • Section 9.—Policy for the Future.
        • Proposed Eugenic Board.
      • Section 10.—The Question of Sterilization.
      • Section 11.—Segregation.
      • Section 12.—The Question of Expense.
      • Section 13.—Immigration.
      • Section 14.-summary of Findings and Recommendations.
    • PART III.—SEXUAL OFFENDERS.
      • Section 1.—Scope and Origin of the Inquiry.
      • Section 2.—Seriousness of the Evil.
      • Section 3.—Types of Offences.
      • Section 4.—Suggested Remedies.
        • Sterilization and Desexualization.
        • Castration (Desexualization).
      • Section 5.—Scientific Treatment and Segregation with Indeterminate Sentence.
      • Section 6.—Summary of Recommendations.
        • Concluding Remarks.
    • APPENDIX.
      • PAST MISTAKES IN IMMIGRATION.
        • Extract from Report on Hospitals and Charitable Institutions of the Colony, 1888, by the late Dr. Macgregor, Inspector-General.
    • THE HEALTH OF SCHOOL-CHILDREN.
      • Extract from the Report of the Director of the Division of School Hygiene, 1924.
    • SEXUAL OFFENDERS IN NEW ZEALAND.
      • TABLE SHOWING THE NUMBER OF SEXUAL OFFENDERS SENTENCED UNDER THE RESPECTIVE HEADINGS IN NEW ZEALAND PRISONS AS ON 31ST AUGUST, 1924.
        • CARNAL KNOWLEDGE AND ATTEMPTED CARNAL KNOWLEDGE.
      • SOME ILLUSTRATIVE HISTORIES.
        • Case No. 1.
        • Case No. 2.
        • Case No. 3.
        • Case No. 4.
        • Case No. 5.
        • Case No. 6.
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