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CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS (CARE AND PROTECTION) ACT 1998 - SECT 172

Notification of deaths of children and young persons in statutory or supported out-of-home care

172 Notification of deaths of children and young persons in statutory or supported out-of-home care

If a child or young person dies while in statutory or supported out-of-home care, the principal officer of the designated agency having supervisory responsibility for the child or young person must immediately cause notice of the death to be given to the following persons:

(a) such of the parents of the child or young person as can reasonably be located,
(b) the Children's Guardian,
(c) the Coroner.



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