Oranga Tamariki Act 1989
Children’s and Young People’s Well-being Act 1989

12 Duty of health practitioner to minimise distress to child or young person

Every health practitioner who carries out a medical examination of any child or young person under any provision of this Act shall carry out that examination in a way that causes the least possible distress to the child or young person.

Section 12 heading: amended, on 31 January 2018, by section 5(1) of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Amendment Act (No 2) 2016 (2016 No 75).

Section 12: amended, on 31 January 2018, by section 5(2) of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Amendment Act (No 2) 2016 (2016 No 75).