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

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213 Evidence of warnings and formal Police cautions and of offences to which they relate not admissible in criminal proceedings

Where, in respect of any offence alleged or admitted or proved to have been committed by a child or young person, a warning or formal Police caution is given to that child or young person pursuant to section 210 or section 211,—

(a)

no information relating to that warning or that caution shall be disclosed, other than on behalf of the defence, in any criminal proceedings against that child or young person:

(b)

no evidence of that offence shall be admissible, on behalf of the prosecution, in any criminal proceedings against that child or young person for any other offence.