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CARE AND PROTECTION OF CHILDREN ACT 2007 (NO 37 OF 2007) - SECT 87

Object of Part

    (1)     The object of this Part is to create an appropriate judicial process for safeguarding the wellbeing of children, particularly children who are or might be in need of protection.

    (2)     The object is to be achieved by:

    (a)     establishing the family matters jurisdiction of the Local Court (see Division 2); and

    (b)     making provision for the jurisdiction, including:

        (i)     the power of the Court to make various orders for children (see Division 4); and

        (ii)     other procedural matters (see Divisions 3 and 5 to 7).



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