New Zealand Police v KS [2016] NZFC 2678

Published 31 July 2016

Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Act 1989, ss 14, 78 — declaration child is in need of care or protection — interim custody order — whether s 186 social work report was necessary. A care and protection declaration in respect of the child made pursuant to s 14(1)(b),(d), (e) and (f). The s 78 interim custody order was to continue until a social work report noting the child’s special needs was filed and accepted by the parties. **Note: names have been changed to comply with legal requirements.