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CARE AND PROTECTION OF CHILDREN ACT 2007 (NO 37 OF 2007) - SECT 84

Inspection of place where child resides

    (1)     An authorised officer may, at any reasonable time, enter the place where the child ordinarily resides under the arrangement to monitor the wellbeing of the child.

    (2)     The officer may make any reasonable request to a person having the control of the place for the purposes of:

    (a)     inspecting the place; or

    (b)     having contact with the child.

    (3)     The person must comply with the request.

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

    (4)     It is a defence to a prosecution for an offence against subsection (3) if the defendant has a reasonable excuse.

Note

A warrant may be granted for monitoring the wellbeing of the child, see section  63 .



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