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

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28 Functions of family group conference

The functions of a family group conference convened under this Part are as follows:

(a)

to consider, in relation to the child or young person in respect of whom the conference was convened, such matters relating to the care or protection or well-being of that child or young person as the conference thinks fit:

(b)

where the conference considers that the child or young person in respect of whom it was convened is in need of care or protection, or is in need of assistance to make such decisions or recommendations, and to formulate such plans, in relation to that child or young person as the conference considers necessary or desirable for the child’s or young person’s care, protection, needs, or well-being, having regard to the principles set out in sections 4A(1), 5, and 13:

(c)

to review from time to time—

(i)

the decisions and recommendations made, and the plans formulated, by that conference:

(ii)

the implementation of any such decisions, recommendations, and plans.

Section 28(a): amended, on 1 July 2019, by section 31(1) of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) Legislation Act 2017 (2017 No 31).

Section 28(b): amended, on 1 July 2019, by section 31(2) of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) Legislation Act 2017 (2017 No 31).

Section 28(b): amended, on 1 July 2019, by section 31(3) of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) Legislation Act 2017 (2017 No 31).