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CARE AND PROTECTION OF CHILDREN ACT 2007 (NO 37 OF 2007) - SECT 116

Notice of order

    (1)     As soon as practicable after the order is made, the CEO must give each party to the proceedings (except the child):

    (a)     a copy of the order; and

    (b)     a written notice:

        (i)     explaining the effect of the order; and

        (ii)     stating the party may appeal against the order under Division 6 within 28 days after it is made; and

        (iii)     stating how the appeal may be instituted.

    (2)     The CEO may give the copy and notice:

    (a)     by personally serving them on the party; or

    (b)     if the CEO considers it impracticable to do so:

        (i)     by leaving them at the party's last known address; or

        (ii)     by sending them by post to that address.

    (3)     The CEO:

    (a)     must explain the effect of the order and notice to the child; and

    (b)     may give a copy of the order and notice to the child if the CEO considers it appropriate to do so having regard to the child's maturity and understanding.



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