Oranga Tamariki Act 1989
Children’s and Young People’s Well-being Act 1989

79 Persons who may be granted custody under section 78

(1)

An order made under section 78 may place a child or young person in the custody of any of the following persons:

(a)

the chief executive:

(b)

an iwi social service:

(c)

a cultural social service:

(d)

the director of a child and family support service:

(e)

any other person.

(2)

The court shall not make an order under section 78 placing any child or young person in the custody of any person (other than the chief executive) unless that person consents to the making of the order.

Section 79(1)(a): amended, on 1 October 1999, by section 13 of the Department of Child, Youth and Family Services Act 1999 (1999 No 82).

Section 79(1)(b): replaced, on 8 January 1995, by section 46 of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Amendment Act 1994 (1994 No 121).

Section 79(1)(c): replaced, on 8 January 1995, by section 46 of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Amendment Act 1994 (1994 No 121).

Section 79(2): amended, on 1 October 1999, by section 13 of the Department of Child, Youth and Family Services Act 1999 (1999 No 82).