Care of Children (Parenting Information Programme) Regulations 2014

2014/5

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Care of Children (Parenting Information Programme) Regulations 2014

Jerry Mateparae, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 21st day of January 2014

Present:
His Excellency the Governor-General in Council

Pursuant to section 147(2)(ag) of the Care of Children Act 2004, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1 Title
  • These regulations are the Care of Children (Parenting Information Programme) Regulations 2014.

2 Commencement
  • These regulations come into force on 31 March 2014.

3 Parenting information programme
  • The programme funded by the Ministry of Justice called Parenting Through Separation, which provides information about the effects of a relationship breakdown, is specified as a parenting information programme for the purposes of sections 46O and 47B(2) of the Care of Children Act 2004.

Rebecca Kitteridge,
Clerk of the Executive Council.


Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 31 March 2014, are made under the Care of Children Act 2004 (the Act).

The effect of these regulations is that the Parenting Through Separation programme described in regulation 3 is the programme,—

  • referred to in section 46O of the Act, that a party to an application for a parenting order may be directed to attend:

  • referred to in section 47B(2) of the Act, that an applicant is required to have undertaken within the 2 years that precede the filing of his or her application for a parenting order or for a variation of a parenting order.


Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 23 January 2014.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Justice.