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CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS (CARE AND PROTECTION) ACT 1998 - SECT 149D

Type and amount of information to be disclosed

149D Type and amount of information to be disclosed

When considering the type and amount of information to be disclosed under this Division, the designated agency must have regard to:

(a) the wishes of the child or young person and authorised carer concerned, and
(b) any guidelines prepared by the Children's Guardian in relation to disclosure, which may include, but are not limited to, any guidelines relating to the following:
(i) particular classes of people, in addition to parents and including persons significant to the child or young person, who should normally receive information concerning placement,
(ii) particular types of information concerning placement that should normally be disclosed,
(iii) guidance as to any persons who should not receive information concerning placement,
(iv) guidance as to how the child or young person concerned is to participate in any decision-making processes relating to the disclosure of information concerning the authorised carer of the child or young person.



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