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Online CPD - Family Package (2) 2021 - 7 CPD Hrs

NZ $464.00
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  • $384 - NZLS members and Associate members (usually $533)
  • $464 - Non-members (usually $643)

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Online CPD Modules

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Family Violence Legislation - Phase One - 1.5 CPD hours

  • Publication date: February 2019
  • Authors: Julia Robertson, Professor Julia Tolmie

The Family Violence Act and the Family Violence (Amendments) Act received royal assent on 12 November 2018 and constitute a major step in supporting an integrated response to reduce New Zealand’s unacceptable rate of family violence.
The legislation comes into effect in two phases; with Phase One having taken effect on 3 December 2018 and strengthening the criminal justice system by:

  • Adding three offences in the Crimes Act 1961
  • Making victim safety the primary consideration in bail decisions in the Bail Act 2000
  • Making it easier for complainants to give evidence by video recording through new provisions in the Evidence Act 2006.

The presenters will take a practical approach in examining the Phase One changes and will help ensure that you conversant with the changes in order to provide robust advice to your clients who are affected by this new legislation.
Phase Two takes effect from 1 July 2019 and amends the Care of Children Act 2004, the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 and the Sentencing Act 2002.

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Family Violence Legislation - Phase Two - 1.5 CPD hours

  • Publication date: July 2019
  • Authors: Liz Lewes, Chris Merrick, Tania Williams Blyth

The Family Violence Act and the Family Violence (Amendment) Acts constitute a major step in supporting the system to reduce New Zealand’s unacceptable rate of family violence.

The legislation takes effect in two phases; with Phase One having taken effect on 3 December, 2018 and Phase Two coming into effect from 1 July, this year. This second stage of the legislation replaces the Domestic Violence Act 1995; and amends the Care of Children Act 2004, the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 and the Sentencing Act 2002.

The presenters will discuss in particular:

  • New extended definitions of family violence
  • Key changes to protection and property orders including applications, procedures and effect of those orders
  • Police safety orders and there extension
  • New provisions for information sharing
  • Changes to the Care of Children Act
  • Breaching of protection orders a specific aggravating factor to be considered at sentencing.

Following on from Phase One, this module will examine the implications of the Phase Two changes and is aimed at helping ensure that you are able to provide robust advice to your clients who are affected by this new legislation.

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Oranga Tamariki Act - changes - 4 CPD hours

  • Publication date: June 2019
  • Authors: Her Honour Judge Sharyn Otene, Natalie Coates, Dr Allan Cooke, Darrin Haimona MNZM, Erin Judge

The Children, Young Persons and their Families youth and criminal jurisdictions. (Oranga Tamariki) Legislation Act 2017 comes fully into force on 1 July 2019. The amendments constitute the most significant changes since the original 1989 Act. It is vital that practitioners working in this area are not only up to date with the specific legislative amendments, but also have a firm grasp on the important changes to the principles, purposes and processes contained in the Act.

This seminar is a rallying call to hear, heed and implement the spirit of what was and remains revolutionary child protection law. It will encourage reflection on the value accorded to the mahi of child care and protection and to suggest how the legislation can be harnessed for the better benefit of children and whānau.

Topics covered will include:

  • The context within which the Act sits
  • Obligations in respect of Te Tiriti o Waitangi
  • Key legislative changes
  • Tikanga Māori in relation to the Act.
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Online CPD - PRA Package 2021 - 7 CPD Hrs

Publication Date: 08-Mar-2021

Authors: Various

NZ $533.00

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Online CPD - Leadership Package - 7.5 CPD Hrs

Publication Date: 08-Mar-2017

Author: Lawrence Green

NZ $537.00

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