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

Custody orders

101 Custody orders

(1)

Where the court makes a declaration under section 67 in relation to a child or young person, it may make an order placing that child or young person in the custody of any of the following persons for such period as may be specified in the order:

(a)

the chief executive:

(b)

an iwi social service:

(c)

a cultural social service:

(d)

the director of a child and family support service:

(e)

any other person.

(2)

Any such order may be made on such terms and conditions as the court thinks fit.

(3)

The court shall not make an order under subsection (1) placing any child or young person in the custody of any person (other than the chief executive) unless that person consents to the making of the order.

Section 101(1)(a): amended, on 1 October 1999, by section 13 of the Department of Child, Youth and Family Services Act 1999 (1999 No 82).

Section 101(1)(b): replaced, on 8 January 1995, by section 46 of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Amendment Act 1994 (1994 No 121).

Section 101(1)(c): replaced, on 8 January 1995, by section 46 of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Amendment Act 1994 (1994 No 121).

Section 101(3): amended, on 1 October 1999, by section 13 of the Department of Child, Youth and Family Services Act 1999 (1999 No 82).