Using the Convention in practice: A view from the Bench – Useful Links

Convention of the Rights of the Child

Convention of the Rights of People with Disabilities

Oranga Tamariki Act 1989 Children’s and Young People’s Well-being Act 1989

Treaty of Waitangi

Nessa Lynch (ed) Children’s Rights in Aotearoa New Zealand: Reflections on the 30th Anniversary of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, 2019, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 27/2021

General Comment 24 on children's rights in the child justice system

New Zealand Police v HX 2019 NZYC 548

New Zealand Police v FG 2020 NZYC 328

New Zealand Police v AN 2020 NZYC 609

New Zealand Police v JV 2021 NZYC 248

New Zealand Police/Oranga Tamariki v LV 2020 NZYC 117

New Zealand Police & Oranga Tamariki v SD 2021 NZYC 360

New Zealand Police v HN 2021 NZYC 364

It’s time to stop criminalising children under 14. Position paper by Office of the Children's Commissioner NZ

Background on minimum age of criminal responsibilities in Scotland

Rewriting Children’s Rights Judgments From Academic Vision to New Practice

New Quality Framework for Communication Assistants released from NZ Ministry of Justice

'Child friendly' version of Australia's report on Child Rights in Australia

Incorporation of the UNCRC. Children’s and Young People’s Commissioner Scotland

Documents associated with New Zealand's sixth periodic Convention on the Rights of the Child review

Report from the New Zealand Children's Commissioner to inform the List of Issues Prior to Reporting

Supplementary report from New Zealand's Children's Commissioner regarding impact of COVID-19 on children's rights in Aotearoa New Zealand

Draft report from the New Zealand Government

CRC Concluding Observations from the fifth periodic review