The Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) Legislation Act

Updated: 30 November 2017

The Children, Young Persons, and Their Families (Oranga Tamariki) Legislation Act was passed into law on 13 July 2017.

The Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Act 1989 has been renamed the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989, with an accompanying title of the Children’s and Young People’s Well-being Act 1989. Within Oranga Tamariki it will be referred to as the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989.

Note: until the Practice Centre is updated to reflect these changes any references or abbreviations referring to Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Act 1989 or CYPF Act should be read as the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989.