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

132 Access to plans

(1)

Subject to section 133, a copy of every plan furnished to the court pursuant to section 128 shall be given by the Registrar of the court—

(a)

to every person entitled to appear and be heard on the application to which the plan relates and to any barrister or solicitor appearing for that person:

(b)

to any lay advocate, barrister or solicitor, or other person representing the child or young person to whom the application relates or a parent or guardian or other person usually having the care of the child or young person:

(c)

to the chief executive:

(d)

to any other person whom the court considers has a proper interest in receiving a copy of the plan.

(2)

Every such copy shall, wherever possible, be supplied not later than 5 working days before the sitting of the court.

Section 132(1)(c): amended, on 1 October 1999, by section 13 of the Department of Child, Youth and Family Services Act 1999 (1999 No 82).

Section 132(2): amended, on 1 July 2019, by section 74 of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) Legislation Act 2017 (2017 No 31).