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  1. New Zealand - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Advocacy, Workforce, and Age Settings) Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 98). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-12 | NZL-2016-L-103737

  2. New Zealand - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Amendment Act (No 2) 2016 (2016 No 75). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-11-07 | NZL-2016-L-103738

  3. New Zealand - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Child Protection (Child Sex Offender Government Agency Registration) Act 2016 (2016 No 42). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-09-14 | NZL-2016-L-103736

    The purpose of this Act is to establish a Child Sex Offender Register that will reduce sexual reoffending against child victims, and the risk posed by serious child sex offenders, byŚ
    (a) providing government agencies with the information needed to monitor child sex offenders in the community, including after the completion of the sentence; and
    (b) providing up-to-date information that assists the Police to more rapidly resolve cases of child sexual offending.

  4. New Zealand - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Vulnerable Children Act 2014 ( 2014 No 40). - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 2014-06-30 | NZL-2014-L-97381

    Part 1 - Government priorities for vulnerable children and vulnerable children┐s plan
    Part 2 - Child protection policies
    Part 3 - Children's worker safety checking

  5. New Zealand - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Social Security (Youth Support and Work Focus) Amendment Act 2012 (2012 No 50). - Statutes of New Zealand

    Adoption: 2012-07-26 | NZL-2012-L-91135

    Amends the Social Security Act 1964. Makes a number of amendments with respect to youth.

    Part 1 - Substantive provisions taking effect on 20 August 2012 or immediately
    Inserts new Part 5 - Financial support for young people
    Part 2 - Consequential amendments, and transitional and savings provisions, taking effect on 20 August 2012
    Part 3 - Substantive provisions taking effect on 15 October 2012
    Part 4 - Consequential provisions taking effect on 15 October 2012

    Schedule 1: New Schedule 26 of Social Security Act 1964
    Schedule 2: Consequential amendments

  6. New Zealand - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Care of Children Act 2004 (2004 No 90). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-11-21 | NZL-2004-L-88747

    Part 1 - Preliminary provisions
    Part 2 - Guardianship and care of children
    Part 3 - Jurisdictional, procedural, miscellaneous, and saving and transitional provisions

    Also amends the following Acts:
    Administration Act 1969 (1969 No 52)
    Adoption Act 1955 (1955 No 93)
    Births, Deaths, and Marriages Registration Act 1995 (1995 No 16)
    Civil Union Act 2004 (2004 No 102)
    Defence Act 1990 (1990 No 28)
    Department of Child, Youth and Family Services Act 1999 (1999 No 82)
    Domestic Violence Act 1995 (1995 No 86)
    Evidence Amendment Act 1994 (1994 No 31)
    Family Courts Act 1980 (1980 No 161)
    Family Proceedings Act 1980 (1980 No 94)
    Fencing Act 1978 (1978 No 50)
    Health Act 1956 (1956 No 65)
    Income Tax Act 1994 (1994 No 164)
    Income Tax Act 2004 (2004 No 35)
    Judicature Act 1908 (1908 No 89)
    Marriage Act 1955 (1955 No 92)
    Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 1992 (1992 No 46)
    Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988 (1988 No 4)
    Sale of Liquor Act 1989 (1989 No 63)
    Victims' Rights Act 2002 (2002 No 39)

  7. New Zealand - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Children's Commissioner Act 2003 (No. 121 of 2003). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2003-11-25 | NZL-2003-L-68228

    Provides for establishment, functions and powers of Children's Commissioner. Functions of Commissioner include to investigate any decision or recommendation made, or any act done or ommitted, in respect of any child's personal capacity; to promote establishment of accessible and effective complaints mechanisms for children and to monitor nature and level of complaints; to raise awareness and understanding of children's interests, rights and welfare; and to raise awarenss of UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

  8. New Zealand - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Amendment Act, 2001 (No. 3 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2001-03-27 | NZL-2001-L-58990

    Amends Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Act, 1989 to include the principal powers of search and seizure. Makes provision for inspection of mail, search of child or young person to detect unauthorised items, use of dogs for searching, strip search, explanation of purpose and consequences of inspections and searches, restrictions on searches, use of force in carrying out search, recording of inspections and searches, complaints by children or young persons, and power to seize articles found on inspection or search.

  9. New Zealand - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Child Support Act 1991 (1991, No. 142). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1991-12-18 | NZL-1991-L-83601

    The Act assess the minimum level of financial support payable by certain parents in respect of their children. Provides for the collection and payment of child support and spousal maintenance payments. Makes transitional arrangements relating to maintenance liabilities under the Social Security Act 1964 and the Family Proceedings Act 1980.

  10. New Zealand - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Act 1989 (1989 No 24). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1989-05-27 | NZL-1989-L-88746

    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.

  11. New Zealand - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Minors' Contracts Amendment Act 1971.

    Adoption: 1971-12-08 | NZL-1971-L-17308

    An Act to amend the Minors' Contracts Act 1969. No. III. Replaces s. 6 (2) (conciliation and arbitration in connection with contracts by minors below the age of 18).

  12. New Zealand - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Age of Majority Act 1970 (1970, No. 137). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1970-12-02 | NZL-1970-L-88727

    1. Short Title and commencement
    2. Interpretation
    3. Act to bind the Crown
    4. Age of majority
    5. Attainment of particular age
    6. Related amendments to other Acts
    7. Related amendments to regulations
    8. Transitional provisions and savings
    9. Laws of Niue and Tokelau not affected

  13. New Zealand - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Minors' Contracts Act 1969 (1969 No 41). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1969-09-29 | NZL-1969-L-88748

    The Act restates and reforms the law relating to the contractual capacity of minors.

  14. New Zealand - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Status of Children Act 1969 (1969, No. 18). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1969-08-22 | NZL-1969-L-88729

    Contents
    Part 1 - Status of children generally
    Part 2 - Status of children conceived as result of AHR procedures
    Schedule
    Enactments amended


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