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CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE ACT 2008


TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

CHAPTER 1--PRELIMINARY

   PART 1.1--INTRODUCTION

   1.      Name of Act  
   3.      Dictionary  
   4.      Notes  
   5.      Offences against Act—application of Criminal Code etc  
   6.      Application of Act to children and young people etc  

   PART 1.2--OBJECTS, PRINCIPLES AND CONSIDERATIONS

   7.      Main objects of Act  
   8.      Best interests of children and young people paramount  
   9.      Principles applying to Act  
   10.     Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people  

   PART 1.3--IMPORTANT CONCEPTS

           Division 1.3.1--Definitions

   11.     Who is a child?  
   12.     Who is a young person?  
   13.     Who is a family member of a child or young person?  
   14.     Who is a significant person for a child or young person?  

           Division 1.3.2--Parental responsibility

   15.     What is parental responsibility?  
   16.     Parents have parental responsibility  
   17.     Aspects of parental responsibility may be transferred  
   18.     Aspects of parental responsibility may be shared  
   19.     Daily care responsibility for children and young people  
   20.     Long-term care responsibility for children and young people  
   21.     Parents or people with parental responsibility who cannot be found  

CHAPTER 2--ADMINISTRATION

   PART 2.1--DIRECTOR-GENERAL

   22.     Director-general's functions  
   23.     Director-general instructions  
   24.     Ministerial directions to director-general  
   25.     Director-general may ask for assistance, etc  
   26.     Director-general must give identity cards  

   PART 2.2--CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES COUNCIL

   27.     Establishment of council  
   28.     Council members  

   PART 2.3--OFFICIAL VISITORS

   37.     Meaning of entitled person and visitable place  
   38.     Appointment of official visitors—additional suitability  
   39.     Request for sensitive information by official visitors  

   PART 2.4--SUITABLE ENTITIES FOR PURPOSES UNDER ACT

   60.     Definitions—Act and pt 2.4  
   61.     Who is a suitable entity?  
   62.     Entity may apply to be suitable entity for purpose  
   63.     Director-general may approve suitable entity for purpose  
   64.     Director-general must consider suitability information, etc  
   65.     What is suitability information?  
   66.     Director-general may require suitability information  
   67.     Director-general need not decide suitability if information not provided  
   68.     Director-general may require test etc  
   69.     Director-general need not decide suitability if test not taken, etc  
   70.     Offence—ongoing duty to update suitability information  
   71.     Director-general may employ etc suitable entity  
   72.     Suitable entities register  

CHAPTER 3--FAMILY GROUP CONFERENCES

   PART 3.1--FAMILY GROUP CONFERENCES--GENERAL

   73.     Definitions—Act  
   74.     Family group conferences—objects  
   75.     What is a family group conference?  
   76.     What is a family group conference agreement?  
   77.     Offence—publish details of family group conferences  

   PART 3.2--FAMILY GROUP CONFERENCES--FACILITATORS

   78.     Family group conference facilitators—appointment  
   79.     Family group conference facilitators—functions  

   PART 3.3--FAMILY GROUP CONFERENCES--ARRANGEMENT AND CONDUCT

   80.     Family group conferences—criteria  
   81.     Family group conferences—criteria for review conference  
   82.     Family group conferences—facilitator to organise  
   83.     Family group conferences—who must be invited  
   84.     Family group conferences—compliance with standards  
   85.     Family group conferences—parties reach agreement  
   86.     Family group conferences—agreement of young person  
   87.     Family group conferences—before family group conference  
   88.     Family group conferences—outcome report  
   89.     Family group conference agreement—when takes effect  
   90.     Family group conference agreements—implementation  

CHAPTER 4--CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE AND CRIMINAL MATTERS—GENERAL

   91.     What are the criminal matters chapters?  
   92.     Overview of the criminal matters chapters  
   93.     Application of criminal matters chapters generally  
   94.     Youth justice principles  
   95.     Who is a young detainee?  
   96.     Who is a youth detention officer?  
   97.     Treating doctors—health service appointments  
   98.     Health practitioners—non-treating functions  
   99.     Transporting young detainees to and from court—young detainees to be kept separate from  
   100.    Detaining young detainees at court—young detainees to be kept separate from adult  

CHAPTER 5--CRIMINAL MATTERS—TRANSFERS

   PART 5.1--TRANSFERS WITHIN ACT

           Division 5.1.1--Transfers within ACT—general

   101.    Directions to escort officers  
   102.    Orders to bring young detainee before court etc  

           Division 5.1.2--Escorting young detainees etc

   103.    Arrangements for escorting people  
   104.    Escort officer functions etc  
   105.    Escorting arrested person to court etc  
   106.    Custody etc during proceedings  
   107.    Executing warrants of commitment or remand etc  
   108.    Other powers not limited  

           Division 5.1.3--Transfers to health facilities

   109.    Transfers to health facilities  
   109A.   Transfer to mental health facility—notice of change in status  

           Division 5.1.4--Transfers of young detainees who become adults

   110.    Application—div 5.1.4  
   111.    Transfers to correctional centres—under 21 years old  
   112.    Transfers to correctional centres—21 year olds  

           Division 5.1.5--Notifying people of transfers

   113.    Transfer—notifying people responsible for or nominated by young detainees  

   PART 5.2--INTERSTATE TRANSFERS

           Division 5.2.1--Interstate transfer generally

   114.    Definitions—pt 5.2  
   115.    General agreements with other jurisdictions  
   116.    Transfer arrangements—general  
   117.    Power to arrange for transfers  
   118.    Transfer arrangements—facilities must be adequate  
   119.    Transfer arrangements—content  
   120.    Custody of person on transfer order  
   121.    Custody pending interstate transfer  
   122.    Transfer to ACT in custody of transfer escort  
   123.    Powers of transfer escorts  
   124.    Offence—escapes during transfer  

           Division 5.2.2--Transfer of sentence or order

   125.    Transfer from ACT of sentence or order  
   126.    Transfer to ACT of sentence or order  

           Division 5.2.3--Transit through ACT

   127.    Director-general may receive young offenders  
   128.    Lawful custody for transit through ACT  
   129.    Escapees may be apprehended without warrant  
   130.    Escapees to be brought before magistrate  
   131.    Court may arrange transfer of apprehended escapees  
   132.    Search warrants for escapees  

           Division 5.2.4--Revocation of transfer orders

   133.    Revocation of transfer order—offence during transfer  
   134.    Revocation of transfer order by director-general  
   135.    Director-general may consider reports etc  

CHAPTER 6--CRIMINAL MATTERS—DETENTION PLACES

   PART 6.1--DETENTION PLACES--GENERAL

   136.    Application—ch 6  
   137.    Definitions—ch 6  
   138.    Treatment of young detainees generally  
   139.    Treatment of young remandees  
   140.    Treatment of certain young detainees  
   141.    Detention places—minimum living conditions  

   PART 6.2--ADMINISTRATION

           Division 6.2.1--Administration—general

   142.    Detention places—declaration  
   143.    Youth detention policies and operating procedures  
   144.    Exclusion of matters from notified youth detention policies etc  
   145.    Copies of Act, policies etc to be available for inspection at detention  
   146.    Director-general directions  
   147.    Prohibited areas  
   148.    Prohibited things  
   149.    Declaration of emergency  
   150.    Emergency powers  
   151.    Arrangements with police  
   152.    Assistance from other directors-general  

   PART 6.3--INSPECTION AT DETENTION PLACES

   153.    Inspections by judicial officers, Assembly members etc  
   154.    Relationship with other inspection laws  

   PART 6.4--ADMISSION TO DETENTION PLACES

   155.    Meaning of admission—pt 6.4  
   156.    Authority for detention  
   157.    Detention—notifying people responsible for or nominated by young detainees  
   158.    Identification of young detainees  
   159.    Information—entitlements and obligations  
   160.    Initial assessment  
   161.    Health assessment  
   162.    Alcohol and drug tests on admission  
   163.    Security classification  
   164.    Case management plan  
   165.    Entries in register of young detainees  
   166.    Requirements and considerations about placement and separation of young  

   PART 6.5--LIVING CONDITIONS AT DETENTION PLACES

   167.    Food and drink  
   168.    Clothing  
   169.    Personal hygiene  
   170.    Sleeping areas  
   171.    Treatment of convicted and non-convicted young detainees  
   172.    Access to open air and exercise  
   173.    Communication with family and others  
   174.    Telephone calls  
   175.    Mail  
   176.    News and education  
   177.    Visits by family members etc  
   178.    Contact with accredited people  
   179.    Visits—protected communications  
   180.    Health care  
   181.    Director-general's consent to medical treatment for young detainees  
   182.    Injury etc—notifying people responsible for or nominated by young  
   183.    Religious, spiritual and cultural needs  

   PART 6.6--MANAGEMENT AND SECURITY

           Division 6.6.1--Management and security—general

   184.    Compliance with director-general's directions  
   185.    Register of young detainees  
   186.    Health reports  
   187.    Use of medicines  
   188.    Case management plans—scope etc  
   189.    Transgender and intersex young detainees—sexual identity  
   190.    Security classification—basis etc  
   191.    Property of young detainees  
   192.    Possession of prohibited things  
   193.    Mandatory reporting of threats to security etc at detention place  
   194.    Trust accounts of young detainees  
   195.    Register of searches and uses of force  

           Division 6.6.2--Monitoring

   196.    Disapplication of Listening Devices Act  
   197.    Monitoring—general considerations  
   198.    Notice of monitoring  
   199.    Monitoring at detention places  
   200.    Monitoring telephone calls etc  
   201.    Monitoring ordinary mail  
   202.    Monitoring protected mail  
   203.    Mail searches—consequences  

           Division 6.6.3--Segregation

              Subdivision 6.6.3.1--General

   204.    Definitions—div 6.6.3  
   205.    Purpose of segregation under div 6.6.3  
   206.    Segregation not to affect minimum living conditions  
   207.    Notice of segregation directions—safe room and other  

              Subdivision 6.6.3.2--Safe room segregation

   208.    Designation of safe rooms  
   209.    Segregation—safe room  
   210.    Safe room segregation directions—privacy  
   211.    Review of safe room segregation directions  

              Subdivision 6.6.3.3--Other segregation

   212.    Segregation—safety and security  
   213.    Segregation—protective custody  
   214.    Segregation—health etc  
   215.    Interstate segregated detainees transferred to ACT  

              Subdivision 6.6.3.4--Review of certain segregation directions

   216.    Meaning of segregation direction—subdiv 6.6.3.4  
   217.    Internal review of segregation directions  
   218.    End of segregation directions  
   219.    Application for review of segregation directions  
   220.    External review of segregation directions  
   221.    Notice of decision about segregation direction  

              Subdivision 6.6.3.5--Register of segregation directions

   222.    Register of segregation directions  

           Division 6.6.4--Use of force

   223.    Managing use of force  
   224.    Authority to use force  
   225.    Application of force  
   226.    Use of restraint  
   227.    Monthly reports about use of force  

           Division 6.6.5--Access to detention places

   228.    Visiting conditions  
   229.    Notice of visiting conditions  
   230.    Taking prohibited things etc into detention place  
   231.    Directions to visitors  
   232.    Directions to leave detention place etc  
   233.    Removing people from detention place  

           Division 6.6.6--Maintenance of family relationships

   234.    Director-general may allow young child to stay with young detainee  

   PART 6.7--ALCOHOL AND DRUG TESTING

           Division 6.7.1--General

   235.    Definitions—pt 6.7  
   236.    Positive test samples  

           Division 6.7.2--Alcohol and drug testing—detainees

   237.    Alcohol and drug testing of young detainees  
   238.    Effect of positive test sample by young detainee  

           Division 6.7.3--Alcohol and drug testing—youth detention officers

   239.    Alcohol and drug testing of youth detention officers  

   PART 6.8--YOUNG DETAINEES--LEAVE

           Division 6.8.1--Local leave

   240.    Local leave directions  
   241.    Local leave permits  

           Division 6.8.2--Interstate leave

   242.    Interstate leave permits  
   243.    Effect of interstate leave permit  
   244.    Powers of escort officers  

           Division 6.8.3--Leave—miscellaneous

   245.    Lawful temporary absence from detention place  

CHAPTER 7--CRIMINAL MATTERS—SEARCH AND SEIZURE AT DETENTION PLACES

   PART 7.1--PRELIMINARY--CH 7

   246.    Definitions—ch 7  
   247.    Relationship with other laws  

   PART 7.2--SEARCHES GENERALLY

   248.    Searches—intrusiveness  
   249.    Searches—use of search dog  
   250.    Searches—transgender and intersex young detainees  
   251.    Notice of strip and body searches—person responsible for or nominated by young  

   PART 7.3--SCANNING, FRISK AND ORDINARY SEARCHES

   252.    Directions for scanning, frisk and ordinary searches  
   253.    Requirements for scanning, frisk and ordinary searches  

   PART 7.4--STRIP SEARCHES--YOUNG DETAINEES

   254.    Strip searches on admission to detention place  
   255.    Strip searches of young detainees under 18 years old—no-one with parental  
   256.    Strip searches on admission—directing person to leave  
   257.    Removing people from search area  
   258.    Strip searches directed by director-general  
   259.    Obligations on youth detention officers before strip searches  
   260.    Youth detention officers at strip searches  
   261.    Strip searches—general rules  
   262.    Strip searches—rules about visual inspection of young detainee's  
   263.    Strip searches—rules about young detainees' clothing  

   PART 7.5--BODY SEARCHES--YOUNG DETAINEES

   264.    Body searches directed by director-general  
   265.    Obligations of director-general before body searches  
   266.    People present at body searches  
   267.    Body searches of young detainees under 18 years old—no-one with parental  
   268.    Body searches—directing people to leave  
   269.    Removing people from search area  
   270.    Help for body searches  
   271.    Body searches—rules about young detainees' clothing  
   272.    Body searches—rules about touching young detainees  
   273.    Seizing things discovered during body searches  

   PART 7.6--SEARCHING PEOPLE OTHER THAN DETAINEES

   274.    Searches of people other than detainees  

   PART 7.7--SEARCHES OF PREMISES AND PROPERTY

   275.    Searches—premises and property generally  
   276.    Searches of young detainee cells—privileged material  
   277.    Searches of young detainee cells—suspected privileged material  

   PART 7.8--SEARCHES--USE OF FORCE

   278.    Searches—use of force  

   PART 7.9--SEIZING PROPERTY

   279.    Meaning of owner—pt 7.9  
   280.    Seizing mail etc  
   281.    Seizing property—general  
   282.    Notice of seizure  
   283.    Forfeiture of things seized  
   284.    Return of things seized but not forfeited  

CHAPTER 8--CRIMINAL MATTERS—DISCIPLINE AT DETENTION PLACES

   PART 8.1--DISCIPLINE AT DETENTION PLACES--GENERAL

   285.    Application—ch 8  
   286.    Definitions—ch 8  
   287.    Meaning of behaviour breach  
   288.    Meaning of minor behaviour breach  
   289.    Meaning of privilege  
   290.    Overlapping behaviour breaches and criminal offences  

   PART 8.2--RESPONDING TO BEHAVIOUR BREACHES

   291.    Who is an investigator?  
   292.    Appointment of investigators  
   293.    Report etc by youth detention officer  
   294.    Reporting and investigation procedures  
   295.    Action by administrator  
   296.    Disciplinary charge  

   PART 8.3--DEALING WITH MINOR BEHAVIOUR BREACHES

   297.    Behaviour management framework  
   298.    Behaviour management framework—behaviour management  
   299.    Behaviour management framework—limits  

   PART 8.4--DISCIPLINARY ACTION--BEHAVIOUR BREACH CHARGE

           Division 8.4.1--Disciplinary action by administrator

   300.    Right to contact support person—disciplinary action by  
   301.    Behaviour breach admitted by accused detainee  
   302.    Disciplinary action by administrator  

           Division 8.4.2--Internal review

   303.    Meaning of review officer—div 8.4.2  
   304.    Right to contact support person—internal review  
   305.    Application for internal review  
   306.    Internal review of charge  
   307.    Review officer's powers after internal review  

           Division 8.4.3--External review of internal review decisions

   308.    Meaning of external reviewer—div 8.4.3  
   309.    Appointment of external reviewers  
   310.    Right to contact support person—external review  
   311.    Application for external review  
   312.    External review of charge  
   313.    Refusal to review  
   314.    External reviewer's powers after external review  

           Division 8.4.4--Disciplinary action generally

   315.    Application—div 8.4.4  
   316.    Meaning of relevant presiding officer—div 8.4.4  
   317.    Disciplinary action by relevant presiding officer  
   318.    Disciplinary action—behaviour management consequences  
   319.    Maximum behaviour management consequences  
   320.    Privileges and entitlements—impact of discipline  

CHAPTER 9--CRIMINAL MATTERS—CONDUCT OF DISCIPLINARY REVIEWS

   PART 9.1--CONDUCT OF DISCIPLINARY REVIEW--GENERAL

   321.    Application—ch 9  
   322.    Definitions—ch 9  

   PART 9.2--DISCIPLINARY REVIEW PROCEDURES

   323.    Nature of disciplinary reviews  
   324.    Notice of disciplinary review etc  
   325.    Conduct of disciplinary reviews  
   326.    Review officer may require official reports  
   327.    Review officer may require information and documents  
   328.    Possession of review documents etc  
   329.    Record of review  

   PART 9.3--DISCIPLINARY HEARING PROCEDURES

   330.    Notice of disciplinary hearing  
   331.    Review officer's powers at review  
   332.    Rights of accused detainee at disciplinary hearing  
   333.    Exclusion of accused detainee from hearing  
   334.    Hearing in accused detainee's absence  
   335.    Appearance at disciplinary hearing by audiovisual or audio link  

CHAPTER 10--CARE AND PROTECTION—GENERAL

   PART 10.1--APPLICATION OF CARE AND PROTECTION CHAPTERS

   336.    What are the care and protection chapters?  
   337.    Age—proof of age to be sought before action taken  
   338.    Age—application of care and protection chapters if no proof of age  
   339.    Age—care and protection chapters stop applying if person discovered to be  
   340.    Care and protection chapters stop applying when young person becomes  

   PART 10.2--IMPORTANT CONCEPTS--CARE AND PROTECTION CHAPTERS

   341.    Definitions—care and protection chapters  
   342.    What is abuse?  
   343.    What is neglect?  
   344.    When are children and young people at risk of abuse or  
   345.    When are children and young people in need of care and  
   346.    Incident need not have happened in ACT  
   347.    Who is a former caregiver?  
   348.    What is contact with a person?  

   PART 10.3--PRINCIPLES AND CONSIDERATIONS--CARE AND PROTECTION CHAPTERS

   349.    What is in best interests of child or young person?  
   350.    Care and protection principles  
   351.    Helping families understand care and protection procedures  
   352.    Views and wishes of children and young people  

   PART 10.4--APPROVED CARE AND PROTECTION ORGANISATIONS

           --Division 10.4.1 Important concepts

   352A.   Meaning of organisation  
   352B.   Meaning of care and protection purpose  
   352C.   Meaning of approved care and protection organisation  
   352D.   Meaning of responsible person for an approved care and protection  

           --Division 10.4.2 Approved care and protection organisations—ongoing suitability

   352E.   Approved care and protection organisations—responsible person  
   352F.   Approved care and protection organisations—monitoring  

           --Division 10.4.3 Approved care and protection organisations—complaints

   352G.   Meaning of noncompliant  
   352H.   Complaints—making a complaint  
   352I.   Complaints—withdrawing a complaint  
   352J.   Complaints—further information or verification  
   352K.   Complaints—investigation  
   352L.   Complaints—no further action  
   352M.   Complaints—action after investigation  

           --Division 10.4.4 Approved care and protection organisations—intervention

   352N.   Intervention—noncompliance notice  
   352O.   Intervention—noncompliance direction  
   352P.   Intervention—suspension if child or young person unsafe  
   352Q.   Intervention—intention to cancel notice  
   352R.   Intervention—cancellation  
   352S.   Intervention—cancellation notice  
   352T.   Intervention—guidelines  

           --Division 10.4.5 Approved care and protection organisations—surrendering approval

   352U.   Surrendering approval  

           --Division 10.4.6 Approved care and protection organisations register

   352V.   Approved care and protection organisations register  

CHAPTER 11--CARE AND PROTECTION—REPORTING, INVESTIGATING AND APPRAISING ABUSE AND NEGLECT

   PART 11.1--CARE AND PROTECTION--REPORTING ABUSE AND NEGLECT

           Division 11.1.1--Definitions

   353.    Definitions—Act  

           Division 11.1.2--Reporting abuse and neglect of children and young people

   354.    Voluntary reporting of abuse and neglect  
   355.    Offence—false or misleading voluntary report  
   356.    Offence—mandatory reporting of abuse  
   357.    Mandatory reporting—exceptions  
   358.    Offence—false or misleading mandatory report  
   359.    Reports made to public advocate  
   360.    Director-general to act on child concern report  
   361.    Director-general action on child protection report  

           Division 11.1.3--Prenatal reporting of anticipated abuse and neglect

   362.    Prenatal reporting—anticipated abuse and neglect  
   363.    Offence—false or misleading prenatal report  
   364.    How prenatal reports may be used in evidence  
   365.    Prenatal report information is sensitive information  

   PART 11.2--CARE AND PROTECTION--APPRAISALS

           Division 11.2.1--Definitions

   366.    What is a care and protection appraisal?  
   367.    What is a care and protection assessment?  

           Division 11.2.2--Appraisal with agreement or order

   368.    Care and protection appraisal—only with agreement or appraisal  
   369.    Care and protection appraisal—acknowledgement of agreement  
   370.    Care and protection appraisal—agreement need not be sought if risk etc  
   371.    Visual examination etc without agreement  

           Division 11.2.3--Appraisal orders

   372.    What is an appraisal order?  
   373.    What is a temporary parental responsibility provision?  
   374.    Offence—contravene appraisal order  
   375.    Appraisal orders—prevails over care and protection orders  
   376.    Appraisal orders—application by director-general  
   377.    Appraisal orders—urgent applications  
   378.    Appraisal orders—application to state grounds  
   379.    Appraisal orders—who must be given application  
   380.    Appraisal orders—court to consider application promptly  
   381.    Appraisal orders—no interim orders  
   382.    Appraisal orders—criteria for making  
   383.    Appraisal orders—different provisions and requirements  
   384.    Appraisal orders—length  
   385.    Appraisal orders—extension application  
   386.    Appraisal orders—who must be given extension application?  
   387.    Appraisal orders—court to consider extension application  
   388.    Appraisal orders—criteria for extension  

CHAPTER 12--CARE AND PROTECTION—VOLUNTARY AGREEMENTS TO TRANSFER OR SHARE PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY

   PART 12.1--DEFINITIONS

   389.    Definitions—Act and ch 12  

   PART 12.2--REGISTRATION OF FAMILY GROUP CONFERENCE AGREEMENTS THAT TRANSFER OR SHARE PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY

   390.    Registered family group conference agreement—application  
   391.    Registered family group conference agreement—registration  
   392.    Registered family group conference agreement—notice  
   393.    Registered family group conference agreement—effect and  

   PART 12.3--VOLUNTARY AGREEMENT TO SHARE PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY WITH DIRECTOR-GENERAL

   394.    What is a voluntary care agreement?  
   395.    Voluntary care agreements—who may initiate?  
   396.    Voluntary care agreements—who are parties?  
   397.    Voluntary care agreements—director-general's criteria  
   398.    Voluntary care agreements—start day  
   399.    Voluntary care agreements—length  
   400.    Voluntary care agreements—extension  
   401.    Voluntary care agreements—early ending  
   402.    Voluntary care agreements—return of children and young people  

CHAPTER 13--CARE AND PROTECTION AND THERAPEUTIC PROTECTION—EMERGENCY SITUATIONS

   PART 13.1--EMERGENCY ACTION

   403.    When are children and young people in need of emergency care and  
   404.    When are children and young people in need of emergency therapeutic  
   405.    What is emergency action?  
   406.    Emergency action—criteria for taking emergency action  
   407.    Emergency action—assistance  
   408.    Emergency action—certain people must be told  
   409.    Emergency action—daily care responsibility after action  
   410.    Emergency action—length of daily care responsibility  
   411.    Care and protection appraisal and placement  
   412.    Emergency action—contact with family  
   413.    Emergency action—application for orders  
   414.    Emergency action—end of daily care responsibility  
   415.    Emergency action—return of child or young person  

   PART 13.2--EMERGENCY ACTION RELEASE ORDERS

   416.    What is an emergency action release order?  
   417.    Emergency action release order—application  
   418.    Emergency action release order—application to state grounds  
   419.    Emergency action release order—who must be given application  
   420.    Emergency action release order—criteria for making  

CHAPTER 14--CARE AND PROTECTION—CARE AND PROTECTION ORDERS

   PART 14.1--PRELIMINARY

   421.    Definitions—ch 14  
   422.    What is a care and protection order?  
   423.    Offence—contravene care and protection order  

   PART 14.2--APPLICATIONS FOR CARE AND PROTECTION ORDERS

   424.    Care and protection order—application by director-general  
   425.    Care and protection order—application by others  
   426.    Care and protection order—application must state provisions sought and  
   427.    Care and protection orders—who must be given application  
   428.    Care and protection order—cross-application for different  
   429.    Care and protection order—cross-application must state provisions sought and  
   430.    Care and protection order—court to consider application and cross-application  

   PART 14.3--INTERIM CARE AND PROTECTION MATTERS

           Division 14.3.1--General

   431.    Interim matters—Court action before adjournment  
   432.    Interim matters—court-ordered meeting  

           Division 14.3.2--Interim care and protection orders

   433.    Interim matters—interim care and protection orders  
   434.    Offence—contravene interim care and protection order  
   435.    Interim care and protection orders—revocation or amendment  

           Division 14.3.3--Assessment orders

   436.    What is an assessment order?  
   437.    Care and protection assessment—terms of reference for care and protection  
   438.    Care and protection assessment—authorisation of assessors  
   439.    Care and protection assessment—report after making  
   440.    Offence—contravene assessment order  
   441.    Assessment orders—prevails over care and protection order  
   442.    Assessment orders—on application or court's own initiative  
   443.    Assessment orders—application by party  
   444.    Assessment orders—application to state grounds  
   445.    Assessment orders—who must be given application  
   446.    Assessment orders—court to consider application promptly  
   447.    Assessment orders—no interim order  
   448.    Assessment orders—criteria for making  
   449.    Assessment orders—length  
   450.    Assessment orders—extension application  
   451.    Assessment orders—extension application must state grounds  
   452.    Assessment orders—who must be given extension application?  
   453.    Assessment orders—court to consider extension application  
   454.    Assessment orders—criteria for extension  

           Division 14.3.4--Care plans

   455.    What is a care plan?  
   456.    Care plans—stability proposals  
   457.    Care plans—who must be consulted  
   457A.   Care plans—director-general delegations  

           Division 14.3.5--Protection orders

   458.    Definitions—div 14.3.5  
   459.    Childrens Court may make or amend protection orders  
   460.    Effect of making protection order under this Act  

   PART 14.4--MAKING CARE AND PROTECTION ORDERS

   464.    Care and protection order—criteria for making  
   465.    Care and protection order—length  

   PART 14.5--EXTENDING, AMENDING AND REVOKING CARE AND PROTECTION ORDERS

   466.    Care and protection order—extension and amendment  
   467.    Care and protection order—revocation applications  
   468.    Care and protection order—application to state what sought and  
   469.    Care and protection order—who must be given extension, amendment or  
   470.    Care and protection order—court to consider extension, amendment and revocation  
   471.    Care and protection order—criteria for extensions and  
   472.    Care and protection order—criteria for revocation  
   473.    Care and protection orders—financial burdens  

   PART 14.6--PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY PROVISIONS

           Division 14.6.1--General

   474.    What is a parental responsibility provision?  
   475.    Director-general sharing daily care responsibility  

           Division 14.6.2--Short-term parental responsibility provisions

   476.    What is a short-term parental responsibility provision?  
   477.    Short-term parental responsibility provision—extension  
   478.    Short-term parental responsibility provision—financial  

           Division 14.6.3--Long-term parental responsibility provisions

   479.    What is a long-term parental responsibility provision?  
   480.    Long-term parental responsibility provision—financial contribution by  

           Division 14.6.4--Enduring parental responsibility provisions

   481.    What is an enduring parental responsibility provision?  
   482.    Enduring parental responsibility provision—criteria for making  
   483.    Enduring parental responsibility provision—financial  

   PART 14.7--RESIDENCE PROVISIONS

   484.    What is a residence provision?  

   PART 14.8--CONTACT PROVISIONS

   485.    What is a contact provision?  
   486.    Contact provision—presumption about contact with family  
   487.    Contact provision—sibling may join proceeding without leave  

   PART 14.9--DRUG USE PROVISIONS

   488.    What is a drug use provision?  

   PART 14.10--SUPERVISION PROVISIONS

   489.    What is a supervision provision?  
   490.    Supervision provision—meetings with director-general  

   PART 14.11--ACAT MENTAL HEALTH PROVISIONS

   491.    What is an ACAT mental health provision?  

   PART 14.12--SPECIFIC ISSUES PROVISIONS

   492.    What is a specific issues provision?  

   PART 14.13--ANNUAL REVIEW REPORTS--PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY PROVISIONS AND SUPERVISION PROVISIONS

   492A.   Definitions—pt 14.13  
   493.    What is a reviewable care and protection order?  
   494.    What is an annual review report?  
   495.    Annual review report—prepared at least annually  
   496.    Annual review report—consultation  
   497.    Annual review report—must be given to certain people  
   498.    Annual review report—application for waiver of obligation to give report to  
   499.    Annual review report—waiver of obligation to give annual review report to  
   500.    Annual review report—public advocate may require director-general to give annual  
   501.    Annual review report—extension of care and protection order  
   501A.   Annual review report—director-general delegations  

CHAPTER 15--CARE AND PROTECTION—DIRECTOR-GENERAL HAS ASPECT OF PARENTAL RESPONSIBILITY

   PART 15.1--GENERAL

   502.    Definitions—Act  
   503.    Director-general may provide assistance  
   503A.   Parental responsibility—director-general delegations  

   PART 15.2--DIRECTOR-GENERAL HAS LONG-TERM CARE RESPONSIBILITY

   504.    Director-general sharing long-term care responsibility  
   505.    Director-general must consult about long-term care  

   PART 15.3--DIRECTOR-GENERAL HAS DAILY CARE RESPONSIBILITY

   506.    Pt 15.3 applies to care and protection chapters  
   507.    Public advocate to be told about action following appraisals  

   PART 15.4--OUT-OF-HOME CARERS

           Division 15.4.1--Placement with out-of-home carer

   508.    Who is an out-of-home carer?  
   512.    Director-general must place child or young person with out-of-home carer  
   513.    Priorities for placement with out-of-home carer—Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander  
   513A.   Placement with out-of-home carer—director-general delegations  
   514.    Residential care service may accommodate child or young person at place of  

           Division 15.4.1A--Approval of carers

   514A.   Approved carers—individual may apply  
   514B.   Approved carers—director-general may approve  
   514C.   Approved carers—criteria for approval  
   514D.   Approved carers—further information, references etc  
   514E.   Approved carers—expiry and renewal of approvals  
   514F.   Offence—ongoing duty to update information  
   514G.   Approved carers—director-general delegations  

           Division 15.4.2--Authorisation of out-of-home carers and approval of places of care

   516.    Kinship carer—specific parental authority  
   518.    Foster carer—specific parental authority  
   520.    Residential care service—general parental authority  
   521.    Out-of-home carer must be given copy of authorisation and any relevant court  
   524.    Revocation of residential care service's authorisation  
   525.    Approval of places of care  

           Division 15.4.3--Information and items to be kept by foster carers and residential care services

   526.    Definitions—div 15.4.3  
   527.    Information and items must be kept during placement  
   528.    Information and items must be kept after placement ends  
   529.    Child or young person may have access to information and items  
           PART 15.5 TRANSITION TO ADULTHOOD

           --Division 15.5.1 Preliminary

   529A.   Object—pt 15.5  
   529B.   Who is a young adult?—pt 15.5  
   529BA.  Who is a previous out-of-home carer for a young person or young  

           --Division 15.5.2 Transition plans

   529C.   What is a transition plan?  
   529D.   Transition plans—when prepared  
   529E.   Transition plans—consultation  
   529F.   Transition plans—review—young person for whom director-general has parental  
   529G.   Transition plans—review—young person for whom director-general does not have  
   529H.   Transition plans—review—young adult  
   529HA.  Transition plans—director-general delegations  

           --Division 15.5.3 Assistance after leaving out-of-home care

   529I.   Assistance generally  
   529J.   Financial assistance—young person or young adult  
   529JA.  Financial assistance—previous out-of-home carer  

           --Division 15.5.4 Entitlement to personal items and access to protected information

   529K.   Entitlement to personal items  
   529L.   Access to protected information—young person  
   529M.   Access to protected information—young adult  
   529N.   Access to protected information—support and assistance  
   529NA.  Access to protected information—director-general delegations  

CHAPTER 16--CARE AND PROTECTION—THERAPEUTIC PROTECTION OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

   PART 16.1--PRELIMINARY

   530.    Definitions—Act and ch 16  
   531.    Therapeutic protection only under therapeutic protection order or for emergency  

   PART 16.2--THERAPEUTIC PROTECTION ORDERS

           Division 16.2.1--Definitions—Act and pt 16.2

   532.    What is a therapeutic protection order?  
   533.    What is harmful conduct?  
   534.    What is a risk assessment?  
   535.    What is a therapeutic protection place?  
   536.    What is a therapeutic protection plan?  
   537.    What is therapeutic protection history?  
   538.    What is a therapeutic protection transition  

           Division 16.2.2--Applications for therapeutic protection orders

   539.    Therapeutic protection order—application by director-general  
   540.    Therapeutic protection order—application to state grounds etc  
   541.    Therapeutic protection orders—who must be given application  
   542.    Therapeutic protection order—Childrens Court to consider application  

           Division 16.2.3--Interim therapeutic protection orders

   543.    What is an interim therapeutic protection order?  
   544.    Interim therapeutic protection order—criteria for making  
   545.    Interim therapeutic protection order—mental health referral  
   546.    Interim therapeutic protection order—length  
   547.    Interim therapeutic protection order—no extension, amendment,  
   548.    Offence—interim therapeutic protection order  

           Division 16.2.4--Making a therapeutic protection order

   549.    Therapeutic protection order—criteria for making  
   550.    Therapeutic protection order—length  
   551.    Therapeutic protection order—statement of reasons  
   552.    Offence—therapeutic protection order  

           Division 16.2.5--Review of therapeutic protection orders

   552A.   Definitions—div 16.2.5  
   553.    Initial review within 4 weeks  
   554.    Ongoing review at least each 4 weeks  
   555.    Review—views to be considered  
   556.    Review report  
   557.    Director-general's action after review  

           Division 16.2.6--Extending a therapeutic protection order

   558.    Therapeutic protection order—extension application  
   559.    Therapeutic protection order—extension application must state grounds  
   560.    Therapeutic protection order—who must be given extension  
   561.    Therapeutic protection order—Childrens Court to consider extension application  
   562.    Therapeutic protection order—criteria for extension up to  
   563.    Therapeutic protection order extension—statement of reasons  

           Division 16.2.7--Amending or revoking a therapeutic protection order

   564.    Therapeutic protection order—application for amendment or  
   565.    Therapeutic protection order—application for amendment must state grounds  
   566.    Therapeutic protection order—application for revocation must state grounds  
   567.    Therapeutic protection order—who must be given application for amendment or  
   568.    Therapeutic protection order—Childrens Court to consider application for amendment or  
   569.    Therapeutic protection order—criteria for amendment  
   570.    Therapeutic protection order—criteria for revocation  
   571.    Therapeutic protection order amendment or revocation—statement of  

   PART 16.3--CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE IN THERAPEUTIC PROTECTION

           Division 16.3.1--Preliminary

   572.    When is a child or young person in therapeutic  
   573.    Transgender and intersex children and young people—sexual  

           Division 16.3.2--Supervision

   574.    Therapeutic protection—supervision  
   575.    Therapeutic protection—escort outside therapeutic protection  

           Division 16.3.3--Visits by accredited people

   576.    Who is an accredited person?  
   577.    Therapeutic protection—visits by accredited people must be  
   578.    Therapeutic protection—visits by accredited people  

           Division 16.3.4--Use of force

   579.    Therapeutic protection—managing use of force  
   580.    Therapeutic protection—authorised use of force  
   581.    Therapeutic protection—application of force  
   582.    Therapeutic protection—medical examination after use of force  
   583.    Therapeutic protection—monthly reports about use of force  

           Division 16.3.5--Searches

              Subdivision 16.3.5.1--Application and definitions—div 16.3.5

   584.    Application—div 16.3.5  
   585.    What is a scanning search?  
   586.    What is a frisk search?  
   587.    What is an ordinary search?  
   588.    What is a body search?  
   589.    What is a strip search?  
   590.    What is a dangerous thing?  

              Subdivision 16.3.5.2--Searches generally

   591.    Searches—intrusiveness  
   592.    Searches—transgender or intersex child or young person  
   593.    Searches—use of force  

              Subdivision 16.3.5.3--Scanning, frisk and ordinary searches

   594.    Directions for scanning, frisk and ordinary searches  
   595.    Scanning, frisk and ordinary searches—requirements before  
   596.    Frisk and ordinary searches—privacy  
   597.    Scanning, frisk and ordinary searches—clothing  

              Subdivision 16.3.5.4--Strip searches

   598.    Strip searches—authorisation  
   599.    Strip searches—requirements before search  
   600.    Strip searches—second therapeutic protection person must be  
   601.    Strip searches—support person must be present  
   602.    Strip searches—directing support person to leave  
   603.    Strip searches—enforcing direction to leave  
   604.    Strip searches—general rules  
   605.    Strip searches—privacy  
   606.    Strip searches—no touching body  
   607.    Strip searches—visual inspection of body  
   608.    Strip searches—clothing  

              Subdivision 16.3.5.5--Body searches

   609.    Body searches—directions  
   610.    Body searches—requirements before search  
   611.    Body searches—non-treating nurse must be present  
   612.    Body searches—another person may be present  
   613.    Body searches—support person must be present  
   614.    Body searches—directing support person to leave  
   615.    Body searches—touching body  
   616.    Body searches—clothing  
   617.    Body searches—assistance  
   618.    Body searches—non-treating doctor may seize things  

           Division 16.3.6--Seizing dangerous things

   619.    Application—div 16.3.6  
   620.    Seizing property—who is the owner?  
   621.    Seizing property—dangerous things may be seized  
   622.    Seized property—must tell owner  
   623.    Seized property—forfeiture  
   624.    Seized property—return  

   PART 16.4--THERAPEUTIC PROTECTION--ADMINISTRATION

           Division 16.4.1--Therapeutic protection places

   625.    Therapeutic protection place—declaration  
   626.    Therapeutic protection place—exclusion of matters from declaration  
   627.    Therapeutic protection place—policies and procedures  
   628.    Authorisation of operating entity for therapeutic protection place  
   629.    Suspension of operating entity's authorisation  
   630.    Revocation of operating entity's authorisation  

           Division 16.4.2--Therapeutic protection plan

   631.    Public advocate and official visitor may be given therapeutic protection  

           Division 16.4.3--Non-treating health practitioners

   632.    Health practitioners—non-treating functions  

           Division 16.4.4--Therapeutic protection register

   633.    Therapeutic protection register  
   634.    Therapeutic protection register—who may have access?  
   635.    Therapeutic protection register—public advocate to inspect  

CHAPTER 17--CARE AND PROTECTION—INTERSTATE TRANSFER OF ORDERS AND PROCEEDINGS

   PART 17.1--PRELIMINARY

   636.    Object of ch 17  
   637.    Definitions—ch 17  
   638.    What is a child welfare order?  
   639.    What is a child welfare proceeding?  
   640.    What is a child welfare law?  
   641.    What is an interstate law?  
   642.    Who is an interstate officer?  

   PART 17.2--INTERSTATE TRANSFER OF ACT CHILD WELFARE ORDERS

           Division 17.2.1--Transfers of orders by director-general

   643.    Director-general may transfer child welfare order  
   644.    Director-general transfer—considerations  
   645.    Director-general transfer—certain people must agree  
   646.    Director-general transfer—certain people must be told  
   647.    Director-general transfer—limited time for review  

           Division 17.2.2--Transfer of orders by Childrens Court

   648.    Childrens Court transfer—application  
   649.    Childrens Court transfer—criteria  
   650.    Childrens Court transfer—interstate orders  
   651.    Childrens Court transfer—considerations  
   652.    Childrens Court transfer—care plans  
   653.    Childrens Court transfer—appeal applications  
   654.    Childrens Court transfer—appeals  

           Division 17.2.3--Interstate registration of ACT orders

   655.    Interstate registration of ACT orders—effect  
   656.    Interstate registration of ACT orders—revocation  
   657.    Interstate registration of ACT orders—Childrens Court file  

   PART 17.3--INTERSTATE TRANSFER OF ACT CHILD WELFARE PROCEEDINGS

   658.    Transfer of ACT proceedings—applications  
   659.    Transfer of ACT proceedings—criteria  
   660.    Transfer of ACT proceedings—considerations  
   661.    Transfer of ACT proceedings—interim orders  
   662.    Transfer of ACT proceedings—appeal applications  
   663.    Transfer of ACT proceedings—appeals  
   664.    Transfer of ACT proceedings—revocation of registration  
   665.    Transfer of ACT proceedings—Childrens Court file  

   PART 17.4--ACT REGISTRATION OF INTERSTATE CHILD WELFARE ORDERS

   666.    ACT registration—interstate child welfare orders  
   667.    ACT registration of interstate orders—interstate  
   668.    ACT registration of interstate orders—effect  
   669.    ACT registration of interstate orders—application for  
   670.    ACT registration of interstate orders—revocation  
   671.    ACT revocation of interstate orders—interstate registrar  

   PART 17.5--ACT REGISTRATION OF INTERSTATE CHILD WELFARE PROCEEDINGS

   672.    ACT registration—interstate child welfare proceedings  
   673.    ACT registration of interstate proceedings—interstate  
   674.    ACT registration of interstate proceedings—effect  
   675.    ACT registration of interstate proceedings—application for  
   676.    ACT registration of interstate proceedings—revocation  
   677.    ACT registration of interstate proceedings—interstate  

   PART 17.6--INTERSTATE TRANSFER OF CHILD WELFARE ORDERS AND PROCEEDINGS--MISCELLANEOUS

   678.    ACT registration of interstate orders and proceedings—Maori children and young  

CHAPTER 18--CARE AND PROTECTION—POLICE ASSISTANCE

   PART 18.1--ASSISTANCE IN CARRYING OUT ORDERS ETC

   679.    Police assistance  
   680.    Police powers  
   681.    Seized things may be kept until matter completed  
   682.    Offence—failure to answer police questions  

   PART 18.2--SAFE CUSTODY

   683.    Safe custody—parental responsibility to director-general  
   684.    What is a safe custody warrant?  
   685.    Safe custody warrant—application  
   686.    Safe custody warrant—criteria  
   687.    Safe custody warrant—content  
   688.    Safe custody warrant—application made other than in person  
   689.    Safe custody warrant—announcement before entry  
   690.    Safe custody warrant—details of warrant to be given to occupier  
   691.    Safe custody warrant—occupier entitled to be present etc  
   692.    Safe custody warrant—placement of child or young person  
   693.    Offence—remove child or young person  
   694.    Safe custody—matter must be brought to court promptly  

CHAPTER 19--CARE AND PROTECTION—PROVISIONS APPLYING TO ALL PROCEEDINGS UNDER CARE AND PROTECTION CHAPTERS

   PART 19.1--APPLICATIONS

   695.    Application—includes cross-application  
   696.    Application—must include statements, documents and reports  
   697.    Application—statements and reports to be signed etc  
   698.    Application—oral applications  
   699.    Application—withdrawal or discontinuance  

   PART 19.2--PARTIES

   700.    Parties—who are parties to an application?  
   701.    Parties—hearing in party's or other person's absence  
   702.    Parties—failure to attend proceeding  
   703.    Parties—court may join affected party  
   704.    Parties—application to join party  
   705.    Parties—filed material to be given to joined parties  
   706.    Parties—application for removal of party  
   707.    Parties—court may remove party  
   708.    Parties—notice of address for service  
   709.    Parties—representation  
   710.    Exclusion of people from hearings  

   PART 19.3--STANDARD OF PROOF

   711.    Standard of proof  

   PART 19.4--WITNESSES AND EVIDENCE

   712.    Procedures at hearings to be informal  
   713.    Court may call witnesses  
   714.    Court may summons people to attend  
   715.    Child or young person as witness  
   716.    Court not bound by rules of evidence  
   717.    Restriction on taking evidence  

   PART 19.5--ORDERS

   718.    Orders—obligations on people  
   719.    Orders—by agreement  
   720.    Orders—must be given to people  
   721.    Residence, contact and specific issues provisions—giving, amending or extending  
   722.    Orders—statement of reasons  
   723.    Orders about service  

   PART 19.6--COSTS

   724.    Costs—parties bear own unless court orders otherwise  
   725.    Costs—frivolous, vexatious, dishonest application  
   726.    Costs—parties bear own costs unless order otherwise  
   727.    Costs—how court may share costs  

CHAPTER 19A--CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE DEATH REVIEW COMMITTEE

   PART 19A--.1 ESTABLISHMENT AND FUNCTIONS OF COMMITTEE

   727A.   Establishment of committee  
   727B.   Functions of committee  
   727C.   Committee members  
   727D.   Appointment of committee members  
   727E.   Appointment of chair of committee  
   727EA.  Appointment of deputy chair of committee  
   727F.   Conflict of interest  
   727G.   Appointment of advisers  
   727H.   Ending member appointments  
   727I.   Arrangements for staff  

   PART 19A--.2 MEETINGS OF COMMITTEE

   727J.   Meetings  
   727K.   Presiding member at meetings  
   727L.   Quorum at meetings  
   727M.   Voting at meetings  

   PART 19A--.3 REGISTER OF DEATHS OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

   727N.   Children and young people deaths register  
   727O.   Obtaining information from certain entities  
   727P.   Exchanging information with corresponding interstate entities  
   727Q.   Power to ask for information, documents and other things  
   727R.   Children and young people deaths register—who may have access?  

   PART 19A--.4 ANNUAL REPORTS ABOUT DEATHS OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

   727S.   Annual report  
   727T.   Other reports  
   727U.   Reporting on deaths of children and young people before the commencement of ch  

CHAPTER 20--CHILDCARE SERVICES

   PART 20.1--CHILDCARE SERVICES--PRELIMINARY

   728.    Definitions—Act and ch 20  
   729.    Objects—ch 20  
   730.    Principles—ch 20  
   731.    Application—ch 20  

   PART 20.2--CHILDCARE SERVICES--IMPORTANT CONCEPTS

   732.    What is a childcare service?  
   733.    What is a childcare centre?  
   734.    What is a family day care scheme?  
   735.    Who is the proprietor of a childcare service?  
   736.    Who is a controlling person for a childcare service?  
   737.    Offence—fail to notify change of controlling person  

   PART 20.3--CHILDCARE SERVICES--OFFENCES

   738.    Who is a responsible person for a childcare service?  
   739.    Offence—fail to protect child from injury  
   740.    Offence—fail to supervise child  
   741.    Offence—unreasonably discipline child  
   742.    Offence—fail to maintain buildings, equipment etc  

   PART 20.4--CHILDCARE SERVICES--CHILDCARE SERVICE LICENCES

           Division 20.4.1--Childcare service licences—application, eligibility, etc

   743.    Childcare service licence—proposed proprietor may apply  
   744.    Childcare service licence—further information  
   745.    Childcare service licence—director-general need not decide if no information or  
   746.    Childcare service licence—eligibility  
   747.    Childcare service licence—decision on application  
   748.    Childcare service licence—content  
   749.    Childcare service licence—childcare service standards  
   750.    Childcare service licence—length  
   751.    Childcare service licence—extensions  
   752.    Childcare service licence—amendment  
   753.    Childcare service licence—transfer  

           Division 20.4.2--Childcare service licences—renewal

   754.    Childcare service licence renewal—licensed proprietor may apply  
   755.    Childcare service licence renewal—further information  
   756.    Childcare service licence renewal—director-general need not decide if no information  
   757.    Childcare service licence renewal—eligibility  
   758.    Childcare service licence renewal—decision on application  

           Division 20.4.3--Childcare service licences—suspension and cancellation

   759.    Who is an affected child?  
   760.    Childcare service licence—compliance notices  
   761.    Childcare service licence—suspension for noncompliance  
   762.    Childcare service licence—ending noncompliance suspension  
   763.    Childcare service licence—suspension if children unsafe  
   764.    Childcare service licence—notice of intention to cancel  
   765.    Childcare service licence—cancellation  
   766.    Childcare service licence—cancellation notice  
   767.    Offence—fail to return cancelled childcare service licence  
   768.    Childcare service licence—identity of childcare workers  

           Division 20.4.4--Childcare service licences—offences

   769.    Offence—operate unlicensed childcare service  
   770.    Offence—advertise unlicensed childcare service  
   771.    Offence—operate childcare service when licence suspended  
   772.    Offence—operate childcare service in contravention of standards  

           Division 20.4.5--Childcare service licences—register, assessment and reporting

   773.    Childcare service licence—register  
   774.    Assessing compliance with childcare services standards  
   775.    Annual childcare standards report  
   776.    Annual childcare standards report—requirements  
   777.    Annual childcare standards report—consultation  

   PART 20.5--CHILDCARE SERVICES--ENFORCEMENT

   778.    Removal of child in immediate danger  

CHAPTER 21--EMPLOYMENT OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

   PART 21.1--IMPORTANT CONCEPTS

   780.    Definitions—ch 21  
   781.    When does someone employ a child or young person?  
   782.    When is employment contrary to the best interests of a child or young  

   PART 21.2--WORK EXPERIENCE PROGRAMS--EXEMPTION

   783.    Work experience program—exemption from ch 21  
   784.    Work experience program—decision on application  
   785.    Work experience program exemption—further information  
   786.    Suspension of work experience program exemption  
   787.    Revocation of educational institution's exemption  

   PART 21.3--EMPLOYMENT OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

   788.    Director-general may prohibit employment  
   789.    Offence—contravene employment prohibition notice  
   790.    Director-general may state conditions of employment  
   791.    Offence—contravene employment conditions notice  
   792.    Children and young people employment standards  

   PART 21.4--EMPLOYMENT OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE UNDER 15 YEARS OLD

   793.    What is light work?  
   794.    What is high risk employment?  
   795.    Offence—employment of children and young people under 15 years old  
   796.    Exception to s 795—employment in light work  
   797.    Exception to s 795—employment in family business  
   798.    Declaration of high risk employment  
   799.    High risk employment—employer may apply for permit  
   800.    High risk employment permit—decision on application  
   801.    High risk employment permit—further information  
   802.    High risk employment permit—content  
   803.    Offence—employment of child or young person under 15 years old in high risk  
   804.    Offence—contravene condition of permit  

CHAPTER 22--RESEARCH INVOLVING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE

   805.    Definitions—ch 22  
   806.    What is a research project?  
   807.    Approval of research projects—generally  
   808.    Research standards—certain matters to be covered  
   809.    Approval of research projects—child or young person to take  
   810.    Approval of ethics committees  
   811.    Offence—researcher contravene approved standards  

CHAPTER 23--ENFORCEMENT

   PART 23.1--GENERAL

   812.    Definitions—ch 23  

   PART 23.2--POWERS OF AUTHORISED PEOPLE

   813.    Power to enter premises—general  
   814.    Power to enter premises—Chapter 13 (Care and protection and therapeutic  
   815.    Power to enter premises—ch 15 (Care and Protection—director-general has  
   816.    Power to enter premises—ch 16 (Care and protection—therapeutic protection  
   817.    Power to enter premises—ch 20 (Childcare services)  
   818.    Production of identity card  
   819.    Consent to entry  
   820.    General powers on entry to premises  
   821.    Duty to give information or documents  
   822.    Power to require name and address  
   823.    Power to seize things  

   PART 23.3--SEARCH WARRANTS

   824.    Warrants generally  
   825.    Warrants—application made other than in person  
   826.    Search warrants—announcement before entry  
   827.    Details of search warrant to be given to occupier etc  
   828.    Occupier entitled to be present during search etc  

   PART 23.4--RETURN AND FORFEITURE OF THINGS SEIZED

   829.    Receipt for things seized  
   830.    Moving things to another place for examination or processing under search  
   831.    Access to things seized  
   832.    Return of things seized  

   PART 23.5--MISCELLANEOUS

   833.    Damage etc to be minimised  
   834.    Compensation for exercise of enforcement powers  

CHAPTER 24--APPEALS AND REVIEW

   PART 24.1--APPEALS

           Division 24.1.1--Appeals generally

   835.    Appeals to Supreme Court—generally  

           Division 24.1.2--Appeals—Care and protection chapters

   836.    Appeals to Supreme Court—care and protection chapters  
   837.    Application of Magistrates Court Act  
   838.    Orders that Supreme Court may make  

           Division 24.1.3--Notification and review of decisions

   839.    Meaning of reviewable decision—div 24.1.3  
   839A.   Reviewable decision notices  
   839B.   Applications for review  
   840.    Decision to refuse to give childcare service licence must not be stayed or otherwise  

CHAPTER 25--INFORMATION SECRECY AND SHARING

   PART 25.1--APPLICATION AND DEFINITIONS

   841.    Application—ch 25  
   842.    Definitions––Act and ch 25  
   843.    Who is an information holder?  
   844.    What is protected information?  
   845.    What is sensitive information?  

   PART 25.2--OFFENCE TO RECORD OR DIVULGE PROTECTED INFORMATION

   846.    Offence—secrecy of protected information  
   847.    Exception to s 846—information given under this Act  
   848.    Exception to s 846—information given under another law  
   849.    Exception to s 846—information given with agreement  

   PART 25.3--SHARING PROTECTED INFORMATION

           Division 25.3.1--Generally

   850.    Minister or director-general—giving information to person about the  
   851.    Minister or director-general—giving information in best interests of child or young  
   852.    Director-general—giving information to person under corresponding provisions  
   853.    Family group conference facilitator—giving information in best interests of child  
   854.    Out-of-home carer and approved kinship and foster care organisation—giving information  
   855.    Director-general—giving information to researcher  
   856.    Director-general—giving information to authorised assessor  
   856A.   Director-general—giving information to commissioner for fair trading  
   856B.   Responsible person—giving information to commissioner for fair  
   857.    Certain identifying information not to be given  

           Division 25.3.2--Sharing safety and wellbeing information

   858.    What is safety and wellbeing information?  
   859.    Who is an information sharing entity?  
   860.    Minister or director-general—giving safety and wellbeing information to information  
   861.    Information sharing entity—giving safety and wellbeing information to  
   862.    Director-general—asking information sharing entity for safety and wellbeing  
   863.    Care teams—sharing safety and wellbeing information  

           Division 25.3.3--Designated entities sharing reportable conduct information

   863A.   Definitions—div 25.3.3  
   863B.   Designated entity may request reportable conduct information  
   863C.   Designated entity may provide reportable conduct information  
   863D.   Restriction on use of information given under this division  
   863E.   Protection from liability for providing reportable conduct information  
   863F.   Reportable conduct information may be given despite territory law to the  
   863G.   Coordination etc between designated entities  

   PART 25.4--COURTS AND INVESTIGATIVE ENTITIES

   864.    Definitions—pt 25.4  
   865.    Giving protected information to court or investigative entity  
   865A.   Giving protected information to police  
   866.    Court may order sensitive information to be given or produced  
   867.    Investigative entity may divulge protected information etc  

   PART 25.5--ADMISSIBILITY OF EVIDENCE

   868.    How child concern reports may be used in evidence  
   869.    Confidential report—not admissible in evidence  
   870.    Confidential report—confidential reporter may give evidence  
   871.    Confidential report—evidence admissible with agreement or leave  
   872.    Things said at conference not admissible in care and protection  
   873.    Interim matters—things said at court-ordered meeting  

   PART 25.6--PROTECTION OF PEOPLE WHO GIVE INFORMATION

   874.    Protection of people giving certain information  
   875.    Interaction with other laws  

CHAPTER 26--MISCELLANEOUS

   876.    Confidential report of contravention of Act  
   876A.   Power of court to bring young detainee before it—civil  
   877.    Offence—tattoo child or young person without agreement  
   878.    Protection of officials from liability  
   879.    ACT child welfare services must assist public advocate  
   880.    Notification of location of child or young person  
   881.    Evidentiary certificates—director-general—parental  
   882.    Evidentiary certificates—director-general—custody etc  
   883.    Appointment of analyst for Act  
   884.    Chief police officer delegations  
   885.    Determination of fees  
   886.    Approved forms  
   887.    Standard-making power  
   888.    Regulation-making power  

CHAPTER 29--TRANSITIONAL—CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE AMENDMENT ACT 2015 (NO 3)

   981.    Definitions—ch 29  
   982.    Foster care service to be approved kinship and foster care  
   983.    Authorisation of kinship carers  
   984.    Authorisation of foster carers  
   985.    Expiry—ch 29  

CHAPTER 30--TRANSITIONAL—CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE LEGISLATION AMENDMENT ACT 2016

   986.    CYP death review committee—annual report 2016  
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