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CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS (CARE AND PROTECTION) ACT 1998 - SECT 156B

Restrictions on who may provide or arrange voluntary out-of-home care

156B Restrictions on who may provide or arrange voluntary out-of-home care

(1) A person must not provide voluntary out-of-home care for a child or young person unless the person is:
(a) a relevant agency, or
(b) an individual who is authorised by a relevant agency or the Children's Guardian to provide voluntary out-of-home care.
(2) A person, other than a relevant agency or the Children's Guardian, must not:
(a) arrange with a parent of a child or young person for the child or young person to be placed in voluntary out-of-home care, or
(b) advertise or hold himself, herself or itself out as being willing to arrange for a child or young person to be placed in voluntary out-of-home care.
Maximum penalty: 200 penalty units.
Note : An offence against this section committed by a corporation is an executive liability offence attracting executive liability for a director or other person involved in the management of the corporation--see section 258.



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