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CARE AND PROTECTION OF CHILDREN ACT 2007 (NO 37 OF 2007) - SECT 80

Carer to be informed

    (1)     The CEO must give the carer of the child any information about the child as the CEO considers appropriate for:

    (a)     the care of the child; and

    (b)     the safety of the child and other persons.

    (2)     However, the CEO must have regard to the child's wishes before giving the information.

    (3)     The carer must not disclose the information otherwise than:

    (a)     to a health practitioner for the care of the child; or

    (b)     in other circumstances approved by the CEO.

Maximum penalty:     200 penalty units or imprisonment for 2 years.



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