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

397 Restrictions on granting of approval

The chief executive shall not approve any body or organisation as an iwi social service or a cultural social service or a child and family support service unless the chief executive, after making such enquiries as may be appropriate, is satisfied that the body or organisation is—

(a)

suitable to act as the custodian or guardian of children and young persons; and

(b)

capable of exercising or performing the powers, duties, and functions conferred or imposed by or under this Act on an iwi social service or, as the case requires, a cultural social service or a child and family support service.

Section 397: amended, on 1 October 1999, by section 13 of the Department of Child, Youth and Family Services Act 1999 (1999 No 82).

Section 397: amended, on 8 January 1995, by section 46 of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Amendment Act 1994 (1994 No 121).

Section 397(b): amended, on 8 January 1995, by section 46 of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Amendment Act 1994 (1994 No 121).