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AR 53/2012 CHILD AND YOUTH ADVOCATE REGULATION

(Consolidated up to 50/2017)

ALBERTA REGULATION 53/2012

Child and Youth Advocate Act

CHILD AND YOUTH ADVOCATE REGULATION

Appointment of lawyer to represent child

1(1)  If a child is the subject of a permanent guardianship order or a permanent guardianship agreement under the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act, the Child and Youth Advocate may appoint or cause to be appointed a lawyer to represent the child where

                               (a)    the child is the subject of a guardianship application under the Family Law Act,

                              (b)    the child is the subject of a guardianship application, a trusteeship application, or both, under the Adult Guardianship and Trusteeship Act, or

                               (c)    the child is the subject of an application, proceeding or other matter under the Citizenship Act (Canada).

(2)  If a child is receiving any intervention services under the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act or any services under the Protection of Sexually Exploited Children Act, the Child and Youth Advocate may appoint or cause to be appointed a lawyer to represent the child

                               (a)    where the child wishes to apply for an order under the Protection Against Family Violence Act, or

                              (b)    for matters, other than those under the Youth Criminal Justice Act (Canada) or the Youth Justice Act, where the Child and Youth Advocate is of the opinion that the child requires independent representation.


Expiry

2   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this Regulation expires on March 31, 2018.

AR 53/2012 s2;50/2017

Coming into force

3   This Regulation comes into force on April 1, 2012.