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

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130 Content of plans

(1)

Every plan prepared pursuant to section 128 in respect of a child or young person shall—

(a)

specify the objectives sought to be achieved for that child or young person, and the period within which those objectives should be achieved:

(b)

contain details of the services and assistance to be provided for that child or young person and for any parent or guardian or other person having the care of the child or young person:

(c)

specify the persons or organisations who will provide such services and assistance:

(d)

state the responsibilities and personal objectives of the child or young person:

(e)

state the responsibilities and personal objectives of any parent, guardian, or other person who, under the plan, will have the care of the child or young person:

(ea)

set out the following:

(i)

the responsibilities and personal objectives of any parent, guardian, or other person who, under the plan, will not have the care of the child or young person, but who had the care of the child or young person previously and wishes to have the child or young person returned to that person’s care:

(ii)

the steps that each such parent, guardian, or other person must take, or the behavioural changes each must make, before the child or young person can be returned to that person’s care:

(iii)

the time frames within which those steps or changes must be taken or made:

(iv)

the time within which a decision will be made about whether to return the child or young person to the care of any parent, guardian, or other person:

(f)

contain such other matters relating to the education, employment, recreation, and well-being of the child or young person as are relevant.

(2)

A plan need not contain the matters set out in subsection (1)(ea) if the plan is prepared on the basis that there is no realistic possibility that the child or young person will be returned to the care of a parent, guardian, or other person referred to in subsection (1)(ea)(i), or if the plan relates only to a services order under section 86 or a support order under section 91.

(3)

If a plan does not contain the matters set out in subsection (1)(ea), it must, instead, set out the child’s or young person’s long-term needs and proposals for how those needs will be met (unless the plan relates only to a services order or a support order).

Section 130(1)(d): replaced, on 30 June 2016, by section 25(1) of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Vulnerable Children) Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 41).

Section 130(1)(e): replaced, on 30 June 2016, by section 25(1) of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Vulnerable Children) Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 41).

Section 130(1)(ea): inserted, on 30 June 2016, by section 25(1) of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Vulnerable Children) Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 41).

Section 130(1)(ea)(i): amended, on 14 July 2017, by section 137 of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) Legislation Act 2017 (2017 No 31).

Section 130(1)(ea)(ii): amended, on 14 July 2017, by section 137 of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) Legislation Act 2017 (2017 No 31).

Section 130(1)(f): amended, on 1 July 2019, by section 72 of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) Legislation Act 2017 (2017 No 31).

Section 130(2): inserted, on 30 June 2016, by section 25(2) of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Vulnerable Children) Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 41).

Section 130(3): inserted, on 30 June 2016, by section 25(2) of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Vulnerable Children) Amendment Act 2014 (2014 No 41).