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CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS (CARE AND PROTECTION) ACT 1998 - SECT 79D

Prospective guardian must notify Secretary of resident

79D Prospective guardian must notify Secretary of resident

(1) A prospective guardian must, as soon as reasonably practicable, notify the Secretary:
(a) if any person (other than the prospective guardian and any other prospective guardian of the child or young person) resides on the same property as the prospective guardian for 3 weeks or more, or
(b) if a person residing on the same property as the prospective guardian attains the age of 18 years.
(2) This section does not apply to a prospective guardian who is authorised as an authorised carer by a designated agency if the designated agency is also responsible for supervising the placement of the child or young person for whom parental responsibility is being sought by the prospective guardian.
Note : See section 137 (3) in the case of authorised carers authorised by a designated agency.
(3) For the purposes of this section:

"reside on a property" has the same meaning as in the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 .



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