Child Protection Orders - Russian

A list of Child Protection Orders with information for mostly for parents and young people, as well as some information for carers:

Custody to Secretary Order

The magistrate at the Children's Court has made a Custody to Secretary order in relation to the child. This means the magistrate has granted the Secretary to the Department of Human Services (the department) sole custody of the child because the child needs protection.

Custody to Third Party Order

The Custody to Third Party order has been made to protect the child. The aim of the order is to safely reunite the child with their parents before the order ends.

Guardianship to Secretary Order

The magistrate at the Children's Court has made the Secretary of the Department of Human Services (the department) the child's guardian. This means that most of the parental legal rights and responsibilities have been transferred for the length of the order to the department. The department is now responsible for looking after the child and making important decisions for them.

Interim Protection Order

An interim protection order is made by the magistrate at the Children’s Court and places the child under the supervision of the Department of Human Services for a period of up to three months.

Review of a Child Protection Decision

A Child Protection worker is working with the parents and the child to assess the care and safety of the child and to develop a case plan. The case plan outlines what needs to be done to make sure the child is safe from harm.

Supervised Custody Order

The magistrate at the Children's Court has placed the child on a supervised custody order because the child's safety and wellbeing are at risk and the child needs protection. The aim of the order is to reunite the child with their parents.

Supervision Order

The magistrate at the Children's Court has placed the child on a supervision order because the child's safety and wellbeing are at risk and the child needs protection.

The Children's Court

A Child Protection worker from the Department of Human Services (the department) has visited the family and is concerned that a child is not getting the care they need and that as a result, the child is at risk of harm.

Undertakings

An undertaking is a Protection Order made by the magistrate because they believe that the parent(s) had some problems caring for their child.

When Child Protection Workers Visit

Someone has made a report to the Department of Human Services (the department) that a child may be at risk of harm in parental care. The Children Youth and Families Act 2005 requires Child Protection workers from the department to investigate this report.

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