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CARE AND PROTECTION OF CHILDREN ACT 2007 (NO 37 OF 2007) - SECT 123

Directions in protection order

    (1)     The proposed order must specify one or more of the following directions:

    (a)     a direction (a supervision direction ) requiring one or more of the following:

        (i)     that a person must do, or refrain from doing, a specified thing directly related to the protection of the child;

        (ii)     that the CEO must supervise the protection of the child in relation to specified matters;

    (b)     a direction (a daily care and control direction ) giving daily care and control of the child to a specified person;

    (c)     a direction (a short-term parental responsibility direction ) giving parental responsibility for the child to a specified person for a specified period not exceeding 2 years;

    (d)     a direction (a long-term parental responsibility direction ) giving parental responsibility for the child to a specified person for a specified period that:

        (i)     exceeds 2 years; and

        (ii)     ends before the child turns 18 years of age.

    (2)     Without limiting subsection (1)(a)(i), a supervision direction may:

    (a)     require a person not to have any direct or indirect contact with the child; or

    (b)     require a person not to have any direct or indirect contact with the child except when a specified person or a person belonging to a specified group is present.



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