To inquire into and report to the Justice 2 Committee on:
- The extent of information which local communities should receive on child sex offenders within their locality;
- The way in which housing is allocated to sex offenders;
- Whether steps need to be taken to distinguish sexual offences against children from such offences against adults;
- Whether changes need to be made to the way in which sexual offences against children are considered and disposed of by the courts, and in particular, whether adequate sentencing options exist.