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1
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s39 Place of Safety Warrant - who can issue one?

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Any District Court Judge or

Any Issuing Officer (as defined in s3 S&S Act)

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What does s39 allow you to do?

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Allows any Constable or Social Worker to search for a child or young person (14-17)

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What is s39 (2)?

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Allows Constable or Social Worker to apply in writing for a s39 warrant

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What is s39 (3) (a)?

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Any person authorised by s39 Warrant, search for child or young person.

Enter by force if person believes on reasonable grounds that child or young person has suffered ill treatment

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What is s 39 (3) (b)?

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(i) Remove or detain by force child/young person, place in custody of Chief Executive.
(ii) If child/young person in hospital direct medical superintendent to keep child/young person in hospital.

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What is s 39 (4)?

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Where child/young person directed to stay in hospital (3 b ii) shall be deemed placed in custody of chief executive

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What is s 42 Search Without Warrant (1) (a)?

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Any Constable believes reasonable grounds protect child/young person, from death injury enter by force if necessary, dwelling etc

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What is s 42 Search Without Warrant (1) ( b)?

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Remove detain child/ young person by force if necessary place in custody of chief executive

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What is s 42 (2) (a) (b)?

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Every constable exercised powers (sec 1), produce (ID), disclose powers, eg Sec 42

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What is s 42 (3)?

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Every constable exercised powers (sec 1), within 3 days shall forward a written report to Commissioner of Police

11
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What is Section 48(1)?

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(1) unaccompanied child/young person where physical mental health is impaired use reasonable force take child/ young person

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What is Section 48(1)(a)?

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(1) (a) with consent of child/young person deliver custody to parent, guardian or person who usually has care of child/young person

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What is s 48 (1)(b)(i)(ii)?

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(1) (b) ( i ) child/young person does not want to go back to guardian, parent or usual caregiver ( ii ) no one willing to have child/young person place in custody of chief executive by delivering to social worker

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What is s 48 (2) (a) (b) (c)?

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(2) Place child/young person in custody of chief executive for detention by social worker in residence until (a) until child/young person agrees to go back to gaurdian/parent/usual person looks after (b)Sec 67 application under CYF act determining child/young person held in custody (c) Case indicates that child/young person in need of care/protection after 5 days or 3 days after the app date which ever occurs first

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What is s 48 (3)?

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Young person over 14 but under 17

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What is Section 208 Principles?

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Subject to Sec 5 of Act, Any Court, person,who exercises powers shall be guided by following principles

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Section 208 Principles

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(a) Unless public interest requires, criminal proceedings should not be instituted (alternative action taken)
(b) Criminal proceedings should not be instituted to child/young person soley to provide advancement for the welfare of the child/young person, family,whanau or family group.
(c) Measures dealing with child/young person offending to be designed:
(i) To strengthen, family, whana, hapu, iwi child/young person concerned
(ii) To foster ability of whanau’s to deal with offending child/young persons
(d) Child/young person commits an offence should be kept in community unless safety of community at risk
(e) Child/young persons age mitigating factor:
(i) Whether to impose sanctions of offending on child/young person and
(ii) Nature of sanctions
(f) Sanctions imposed child/young person committs offence should:
(i) Promote maintain child/young person within , family, whanau, hapu
(ii) Least restrictive form in appropriate circumstances
(fa) Measures dealing with child/young person offending should as practicable address underlying offending
(g) (i) measures dealing with child/young person interests, views of victims (vicitms to participate in process)
(ii) Measures should have proper regard to victim, the impact of the offending on the victim
(h) Vulnerability of child/young person entitles to special protection during an investigation or possible commission of an offence.

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What is Section 214 Arrest/Child/Young Person without Warrant

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(1) Subject to 214A,233,244 of Act. Any Enforcement Officer has power of arrest without warrant shall not arrest a child/young person unless officer is satisfied on grounds:

(a) That necessary to arrest child/young person without warrant for purpose -
(i) Ensure appearance before Court
(ii) Prevent child/young person further offending
(iii) Prevent loss destruction of evidence committed by child/young person or offence enforcement officer suspects child/young person has committed or preventing interference with witness in respect to offence and
(b) Where child/young person may proceed against by way of summons, that by way of summons would not achieve that purpose.

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What is Section 214 (2)

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(2) Nothing in Sub (1) of this section prevents a constable from arresting a child/young person without warrant on a charge of any offence where -

(a) Constable has reasonable course suspect child/young person has committed category 4 or 3 offence which max penalty, life imprisonment or 14yrs and
(b) Constable believes on reasonable grounds that arrest of child/young person is in the public interest.

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What is Section 214 (3)

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(3) Enforcement Officer arrest child/young person without warrant shall within 3 days furnish a written report-
(a) To Commissioner of Police
(b) Traffic Officer whom is a non sworn member to Commissioner
(c) Where enforcement officer is employee of public Service to chief executive of dept in which employee off.
(d) Where enforcement officer is officer of local authority to the chief executive.

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What is Section 214 (4)

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Every report furnished under s 3 in respect of arrest child/young person should state rason why child/young person was arrested.

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What is Section 214A

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(a) Child/young person released on bail

b) Child/young person has 2 or more previous breached conditions on that bail (whether or not same condition

23
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Law Note Oct 2013 (Ten One)

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New Power of Arrest under S 214A, Constable may arrest child/young person if believes on reasonable grounds that child/young person has breached bail and has previously breached bail on two previous occasions.

Authority must be obtained by YAS Sgt, Supervising Sgt or Qualified YAS Officer.

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What is Section 215 (1)

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Subject to 233 & 244 of act. Child/young person suspected of committing an offence or before asking a child/young person questions obtain an admission of an offence explain the following -

(a) Subject to subsection (2) of this section, Circumstances such officer has powers to arrest child/young person without warrant may be arrested if refuses to give name, address child young/person cannot be served a summons.
(b) Subject to sub (2), child/young person is not obliged to accompany officer to any place for questioning and if child/young person consents they can withdraw at any time.
(c) Child/young person under no obligation to make statement.
(d) If child/young person gives statement that consent can be withdrawn at any time.
(e) That any statement may be given in evidence in any proceedings.
(f) Child/young person is entitled to consult and make any statement in presence of barrister, solicitor and any person nominated.

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What is Section 215 (2)

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(2) Nothing in paragraph (a) (b) of subsection (1) applies where child/young person is under arrest.

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What is Section 215 (3)

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(3) Without limiting subsection (1) when questioning child/young person officer has formed a view that reasonable grounds to suspect child/young person committed an offence officer shall before continuing questioning give explanation by subsection 1

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What is Section 215A (a) (b)

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Subject to S 233 & 244 of Act, Rights to be explained to child/young person on request, enforcement officer shall explain to child/young person matters as circumstances to particular case are appropriate to enquiry made.