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CARE AND PROTECTION OF CHILDREN ACT 2007 (NO 37 OF 2007) - SECT 110

Other action for child while order in force

    (1)     This Subdivision does not prevent any of the following from happening while the temporary protection order is in force:

    (a)     an inquiry or investigation under Part 2.1 in relation to the child;

    (b)     an application for an assessment order for the child;

    (c)     an assessment order being in force for the child;

    (d)     an application for another temporary protection order for the child;

    (e)     an application for a protection order for the child.

    (2)     However, the CEO must not apply for another temporary protection order for the child while an existing temporary protection order (the existing order ) for the child is in force if:

    (a)     the existing order was made when a previous temporary protection order (the previous order ) was in force; and

    (b)     the existing order took effect immediately after the previous order ceased to be in force; and

    (c)     the CEO did not return the child to a parent of the child before or when the existing order took effect.

    (3)     Subsection (2) does not prevent an application for a temporary protection order for the child after:

    (a)     a temporary protection order for the child has ceased to be in force; and

    (b)     the CEO has returned the child to a parent of the child.



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