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

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214A Arrest of child or young person in breach of bail condition

(1)

A constable may arrest a child or young person without a warrant if—

(a)

the child or young person has been released on bail; and

(b)

the constable believes, on reasonable grounds, that—

(i)

the child or young person is in breach of, or has recently breached, a condition of that bail; and

(ii)

the child or young person has on 2 or more previous occasions breached a condition of that bail (whether or not the same condition).

(2)

If a child or young person appears before a court and the court considers the child’s or young person’s bail, no breach of a bail condition that occurred before the appearance may be used to support a subsequent arrest under this section.

(3)

This section does not apply if a child or young person is arrested without warrant under section 35 of the Bail Act 2000 in accordance with section 214 of this Act.

Section 214A: inserted, on 4 September 2013, by section 41(3) of the Bail Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 66).

Section 214A(1)(b)(i): replaced, on 17 December 2022, by section 32(1) of the Oranga Tamariki Amendment Act 2022 (2022 No 81).

Section 214A(2): inserted, on 17 December 2022, by section 32(2) of the Oranga Tamariki Amendment Act 2022 (2022 No 81).

Section 214A(3): inserted, on 17 December 2022, by section 32(2) of the Oranga Tamariki Amendment Act 2022 (2022 No 81).