Promoting jobs, protecting people
NATLEX
Database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation

New Zealand (574) > Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons (14)

Name: Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Act 1989 (1989 No 24).
Country: New Zealand
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1989-05-27
Entry into force:
ISN: NZL-1989-L-88746
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line New Zealand Legislation, Parliamentary Counsel Office PDF of Act as at 16/12/2016 PDF of Act as at 16/12/2016 (consulted on 2011-11-29)
Abstract/Citation: An Act to reform the law relating to children and young persons who are in need of care or protection or who offend against the law and, in particular,-
(a) to advance the well-being of families and the well-being of children and young persons as members of families, whanau, hapu, iwi, and family groups:
(b) to make provision for families, whanau, hapu, iwi, and family groups to receive assistance in caring for their children and young persons:
(c) to make provision for matters relating to children and young persons who are in need of care or protection or who have offended against the law to be resolved, wherever possible, by their own family, whanau, hapu, iwi, or family group:
(d) [Repealed]
(e) to repeal the Children and Young Persons Act 1974.
Amending text(s):

© Copyright and permissions 1996-2014 International Labour Organization (ILO) | Privacy policy | Disclaimer