Care of Children Amendment Act (No 2) 2013

Reprint as at 31 March 2014

Care of Children Amendment Act (No 2) 2013

Public Act2013 No 74
Date of assent24 September 2013
Commencementsee section 2

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

This Act is administered by the Ministry of Justice.


Contents

1 Title

2 Commencement

3 Principal Act

4 Sections 4 and 5 replaced

5 Section 7 replaced (Lawyer to act for child)

6 Section 8 amended (Interpretation)

7 Section 23 amended (Appointment of eligible spouse or partner of parent as additional guardian)

8 Section 40 amended (Agreements between parents and guardians)

9 Sections 44 to 46 and cross-heading above section 44 repealed

10 New sections 46C to 46R and cross-headings inserted

11 New sections 47A and 47B inserted

12 Section 48 amended (Parenting orders)

13 Section 49 replaced (Applications to include statement on others' involvement)

14 Section 51 amended (Court must consider protective conditions in certain cases)

15 Section 55 amended (Content and explanation of parenting orders)

16 Sections 57 to 62 and cross-heading above section 58 replaced

17 Section 63 repealed (Purpose and overview of sections 64 to 80)

18 Section 64 amended (Guiding consideration and principles)

19 Sections 65 to 67 repealed

20 Section 69 amended (Court may require parties to attend for counselling or for hearing of application under section 68)

21 Section 78 replaced (Contravening parenting order)

22 Section 102 amended (Child abducted from New Zealand)

23 Section 112 amended (Child outside New Zealand)

24 Section 125 amended (Jurisdiction of courts)

25 Section 130 replaced (Counsel to assist court)

26 Section 131 replaced (Costs of court-appointed counsel)

27 New section 131A inserted (Advice from chief executive or social worker)

28 Section 133 replaced (Reports from other persons)

29 Section 134 amended (Distribution, etc, of reports under sections 132 and 133)

30 Section 135 replaced (Costs of reports under section 133)

31 Section 137 amended (Attendance at hearings generally)

32 Section 138 repealed (Attendance at hearings of persons involved in counselling or conciliation under Family Proceedings Act 1980)

33 New section 139A inserted (Leave required in certain cases to commence substantially similar proceedings)

34 Section 141 amended (Power to restrict commencement of proceedings)

35 Section 142 amended (Costs)

36 Section 143 amended (Appeals to High Court)

37 Section 145 amended (Appeal to Court of Appeal)

38 Section 146 amended (Rules of court)

39 Section 147 amended (Regulations)

40 Section 148 amended (Other Acts not affected)

41 Section 152 replaced (Repeal)

42 Cross-heading above section 153 replaced

43 New section 165 and cross-heading inserted

Reprint notes


The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: