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

Residences

364 Authority to establish residences

(1)

The chief executive, with the approval of the Minister, may from time to time establish and maintain under this Act residences of such number and type as in the opinion of the chief executive may be required for the purpose of providing for the care and control of children and young persons to whom this section applies, and, in particular, shall endeavour to establish a sufficient range of residences to cater effectively for the variety of special needs of such children and young persons.

(2)

In particular, and without limiting the generality of subsection (1), the chief executive may, with the approval of the Minister, establish and maintain residences for any of the following purposes:

(a)

remand, observation, assessment, classification, and short-term training purposes:

(b)

the provision of a variety of programmes of special training and rehabilitation:

(c)

the provision of periodic training, of recreational, educational, or vocational activities, or of work either in a residence or in the community under supervision:

(d)

the provision of secure care.

(3)

It is hereby declared that every residence that the chief executive is authorised to establish under this Act is a public work within the meaning of the Public Works Act 1981.

Compare: 1974 No 72 s 69

Section 364(1): amended, on 1 October 1999, by section 13 of the Department of Child, Youth and Family Services Act 1999 (1999 No 82).

Section 364(2): amended, on 1 October 1999, by section 13 of the Department of Child, Youth and Family Services Act 1999 (1999 No 82).

Section 364(3): amended, on 1 October 1999, by section 13 of the Department of Child, Youth and Family Services Act 1999 (1999 No 82).