Changes to the Children, Young Persons and Their Families Act
01 July 2016
Policy and practice guidance has been updated to reflect the changes made to the Children, Young Persons and Their Families Act 1989 which came into effect on 1 July 2016. Follow the quick links below to find the new or updated pages in the Practice Centre.
Permanent care and support for permanent caregivers
New Policy and practice guidance that brings together key expectations when working with mokopuna aged between 15 and 17 years who are in the custody of the chief executive or aged between 15 and 20 years who have left care and return seeking advice and assistance.
FGC and Court Plans
Updated practice guidance and resources:
Policy and guidance relating to the subsequent children requirements (s18A-s18D) is outlined in the following documents: