(1) The Court must, immediately after the application is made:
(a) make the temporary protection order if the Court is satisfied there are reasonable grounds for believing:
(i) the child is in need of protection; and
(ii) the proposed order is urgently needed to safeguard the wellbeing of the child; or
(b) dismiss the application if the Court is not so satisfied.
(2) As soon as practicable after making the decision, the Court must give the CEO a copy of:
(a) the order if the Court decides to make the order; or
(b) otherwise – a statement of the reasons for not making the order.
(3) Without limiting subsection (2), the Court may give the copy by sending it to the CEO by fax or other electronic means.
(4) The Court must keep a record of:
(a) the application (whether or not a written application is given to the Court); and
(b) any information given to the Court for the application; and
(c) the decision on the application; and
(d) the reasons for the decision.
(5) To avoid doubt, the Court may decide the application in the absence of the parents of the child.