Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998 No 157
42 Sexually abusive behaviour by certain children and young
(1) If the Director-General is aware that a child who is not less than
10 years of age but less than 14 years of age has exhibited sexually abusive
behaviour, the Director-General must inform a police officer of all relevant
circumstances before making a decision whether or not to apply for a care
order under Chapter 5.
(2) The Director-General is not required to inform a police officer in
compliance with this section if information of all relevant circumstances has
been made to a police officer by another person.