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

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131 Adjournment for purposes of obtaining plan

(1)

Any adjournment for the purposes of obtaining a plan pursuant to section 128 shall not exceed 28 days unless the court in any special case otherwise determines, but may otherwise be on such conditions as the court thinks fit.

(2)

If any proceedings are adjourned for the purposes of obtaining any plan under section 128, the person responsible for preparing the plan must make all reasonable endeavours to ensure that the plan is filed with the court at least 10 working days before the date set for the hearing.

Section 131(2): replaced, on 1 July 2019, by section 73 of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) Legislation Act 2017 (2017 No 31).