Children's Commissioner Act 2003

14 Commissioner to develop means of consulting with children

(1)

The Commissioner must develop means of consulting with children from time to time for the purpose of ensuring the views of children are taken into account in the exercise or performance of the Commissioner’s functions (other than the Commissioner’s functions under section 12(1)(a) or section 13(1)(a)).

(2)

The Commissioner must, where practicable, consult with children, using the means developed under subsection (1), before the Commissioner makes any significant recommendation in the exercise or performance of the Commissioner’s functions under section 12(1)(f), (g), (i), or (l) or under section 13(1)(d) or (e).