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

18AAA Chief executive may make family group conference available in certain circumstances

If the chief executive is not satisfied that a child or young person is in need of care or protection but believes that holding a family group conference would best assist in formulating a plan to help the child or young person, the chief executive may refer the case to a care and protection co-ordinator, who must convene a family group conference under section 20.

Section 18AAA: inserted, on 1 July 2019, by section 21 of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) Legislation Act 2017 (2017 No 31).