3. Decisions made under this Act must be in the interest of the child and respect his rights.
In addition to the moral, intellectual, emotional and material needs of the child, his age, health, personality and family environment and the other aspects of his situation must be taken into account. In the case of a Native child, the preservation of the child’s cultural identity must also be taken into account.
1977, c. 20, s. 3; 1984, c. 4, s. 5; 1994, c. 35, s. 4; 2017, c. 18, s. 21.