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CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS (CARE AND PROTECTION) ACT 1998 - SECT 101A

Guardian ad litem--exclusion of personal liability

101A Guardian ad litem--exclusion of personal liability

(1) Anything done or omitted to be done by a member of the Guardian Ad Litem Panel who is appointed by the Children's Court as a guardian ad litem does not subject the member personally to any action, liability, claim or demand if the thing was done, or omitted to be done, in good faith for the purposes of exercising his or her functions as a guardian ad litem under this Act.
(2) However, any such liability attaches instead to the Crown.
(3) In this section:

"Guardian Ad Litem Panel" means the panel constituted as the Guardian Ad Litem Panel by the Secretary of the Department of Justice.



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