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CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS (CARE AND PROTECTION) ACT 1998 - SECT 91F

Orders made by consent

91F Orders made by consent

(1) The Children's Court may, with the consent of the Secretary and the parent or primary care-giver who will be subject to a parent capacity order, make that order by giving effect to the terms of an agreement reached between the Secretary and the parent or primary care-giver concerning his or her attendance or participation in a program, service or course or engagement in therapy or treatment aimed at building or enhancing his or her parenting skills (a
"consent order" ).
(2) A consent order may be made following the conclusion of a dispute resolution conference or at any stage of proceedings on an application for a parent capacity order.
(3) A consent order may be made by the Children's Court if it considers it reasonable and practicable to do so and that the terms of the order are appropriate in the circumstances.
(4) The functions conferred on the Children's Court by this section in relation to an application made under section 91B (a) may be exercised by a Children's Registrar.
Note : See section 93A (Powers exercised by Children's Registrar).



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