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Contents (2012 - 51)
Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 No 51
Current version for 1 July 2018 to date (accessed 21 July 2018 at 04:45)
Part 1 Section 3
3   Object of Act
The object of this Act is to protect children:
(a)  by not permitting certain persons to engage in child-related work, and
(b)  by requiring persons engaged in child-related work to have working with children check clearances.
 For other legislation relating to the safety, welfare and well-being of children, and the related functions of the Children’s Guardian, see the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998. In particular, see section 181 and Chapter 13 of that Act.