Oranga Tamariki (Youth Justice Demerit Points) Amendment Bill

Jenny Marcroft

Oranga Tamariki (Youth Justice Demerit Points) Amendment Bill

Member’s Bill

229—1

Contents

Explanatory note
1Title
2Commencement
3Principal Act
4Section 2 amended (Interpretation)
5Cross-heading above section 209 amended
6Section 209 amended (Consideration of warning as alternative to prosecution)
7Section 210 amended (Administration of warning)
8Sections 210A to 210I and cross-heading inserted
210APurpose
210BEnforcement officer to allocate youth justice demerit points
210CActions required if youth justice demerit points are accumulated
210DProgramme available where a young person has accumulated between 1 and 80 youth justice demerit points
210EProgrammes available where a young person has accumulated between 81 and 99 youth justice demerit points
210FNotice of 1 or more accumulated youth justice demerit points
210GNotice of 41 or more accumulated youth justice demerit points
210HValidity of notice
210IRequirement to visit young person’s residence
9New cross-heading above section 211 inserted
10Section 245 amended (Proceedings not to be instituted against young person unless youth justice co-ordinator consulted and family group conference held)
11Section 246 amended (Procedure where young person arrested and brought before court)
12Section 272 amended (Jurisdiction of Youth Court and children’s liability to be prosecuted for criminal offences)
13New section 279A inserted (Court to consider youth justice demerit points)
279ACourt to consider youth justice demerit points
14Section 294 (Demerit points)
15New section 340A and cross-heading inserted
340ARegistrar to notify enforcement officer of youth justice demerit points

The Parliament of New Zealand enacts as follows: