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CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS (CARE AND PROTECTION) ACT 1998 - SECT 119

Registration of certain alternative parenting plans

119 Registration of certain alternative parenting plans

(1) A party to an alternative parenting plan that has been made with the agreement of:
(a) all persons having existing parental responsibility for the child or young person to whom the alternative parenting plan applies, and
(b) the child or young person,
may apply to the Children's Court for registration of the plan.
(2) The regulations may make provision with respect to such an application.
(3) The Children's Court may register an alternative parenting plan if:
(a) it is of the opinion that it is necessary and appropriate for the care and protection of the child or young person to whom it applies, and
(b) the child or young person and his or her parents have been advised of the desirability of seeking legal advice concerning changes to the allocation of parental responsibility.
(4) On registration, an alternative parenting plan has the same effect as if it had been approved by order of the Children's Court.



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