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CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS (CARE AND PROTECTION) ACT 1998 - SECT 38C
Termination of parent responsibility contracts
(1) The Secretary may terminate a parent responsibility contract before the
expiry of the period specified in the contract for its duration (the
"contract period" ) by:
(a) filing a contract breach notice with the
Children's Court, or
(b) causing a notice terminating the contract (a
"termination notice" ) to be served on each other party to the contract.
The Secretary may cause a termination notice to be served on each other party
to the contract for any reason and at any time during the contract period.
(3) If a parent responsibility contract is terminated by service of a
termination notice, the Secretary is to cause the registry of the Children's
Court to be notified of the termination of the contract as soon as is
reasonably practicable after its termination.
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