Family Law - Child Law - Westlaw NZ

Family Law - Child Law - Westlaw NZ

Robert Ludbrook, Emma Parsons, Pauline Tapp, Mark Tolich, Amanda Donovan, Dr Deborah Wilson


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Thomson Reuters, NEW ZEALAND

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Brookers Family Law - Child Law contains key legislation, case law, international instruments and information on issues affecting relationships between parents and children, and children and the State.

This service aims to give clarity on the complex interrelationships between areas such as care and protection and youth justice, and contact and care of children and parenting orders.

Specialist practical guidance is also provided on a number of important topics and areas. These include:

  • Role of Counsel for the Child
  • Psychological Assessment
  • Family Group Conferences
  • Handling of Sexual Abuse Cases
  • Practice Notes from the Family Court

Valuable supplementary information and guidance is provided on each topic. Each area of the law is discussed in detail, including history, the philosophical approach of particular legislation, the approach taken by the courts, and practical steps which can be taken to secure the best outcome for a client. Bibliographies of further information are provided for some topics.

This service also contains all relevant legislation, fully consolidated and kept up-to-date.

Table of Contents

Care of Children Act 2004

  • Introduction
  • Care of Children Act 2004 legislation and commentary
  • Rules made under the Act


  • Commentary

Related Materials

  • Children’s Commissioner Act 2003
  • Family Court Rules 2002 (extracts)
  • Family Proceedings Act 1980 legislation and commentary
  • Lawyer for the Child commentary
  • Family Court Caseflow Management Practice Note
  • Specialist Report Writers
  • Family Court Counsellors
  • Sexual Offences Involving Child Complainants and Child Defendants
  • Protocol and Practice Note for Children’s Supervised Access
  • Protocol for Children’s Medical Emergencies
  • Parenting Orders

Children, Young Persons and Their Families Act 1989

  • Children, Young Persons and Their Families Act 1989 legislation and commentary
  • Rules and Regulations made pursuant to the Act

Care and Protection

  • Commentary
  • Bibliography

Out of Home Care

  • Commentary

Youth Justice

  • Commentary

Related Materials

  • Family Courts Rules 2002 (Extracts)
  • Evidence (Videotaping of Child Complaints) Regulations 1990
  • Children’s Commissioner Act 2003 (extracts)

Adoption Act 1955

  • Adoption Act 1955 legislation and commentary
  • Adoption Regulations 1959
  • Adult Adoption Information Act 1985 and regulations
  • Adoption (Intercountry) Act 1997 and regulations

Principles of Adoption

  • Commentary

Child Support Act 1991

  • Commentary
  • Child Support Act 1991 and rules and regulations, legislation and commentary


  • Commentary
  • Status of Children Act 1969 and regulations

Human Assisted Reproductive Technology Act 2004

  • Human Assisted Reproductive Technology Act 2004 and regulations, legislation and commentary

Related Materials

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