Oranga Tamariki (National Care Standards and Related Matters) Regulations 2018

69 Duties in relation to allegations of abuse or neglect


The chief executive must ensure that any information disclosed passing on concerns in relation to a risk of harm caused by abuse or neglect of a child or young person in care or custody is responded to.


In carrying out the process for responding to the information, the chief executive must ensure that—


the response is prompt; and


the information is recorded and reported in a consistent manner; and


where appropriate, the child or young person is informed of the outcome; and


appropriate steps are taken with the parties to the allegation, including a review of the caregiver’s plan.