P-34.1 - Youth Protection Act

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81.1. A person responsible for the youth protection services of a Native community or, in the absence of such a person, the person who assumes a role in child and family services in a Native community may testify and make representations before the tribunal at the hearing of any application concerning a Native child of that community and may, for those purposes, be assisted by an advocate.
That person may not otherwise participate in the hearing, unless the person has obtained the tribunal’s authorization to do so.
Except in the case of an application under section 47, the director must, as soon as possible, inform the person responsible for the youth protection services of a Native community or, in the absence of such a person, the person who assumes a role in child and family services in a Native community of the date, time and place of the hearing of any application concerning a Native child of that community, of the subject of such an application and of the person’s right to participate in the hearing to the extent provided for in this section.
2017, c. 182017, c. 18, s. 62.