P-34.1 - Youth Protection Act

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4.4. Persons having responsibilities towards a child under this Act and persons called upon to make decisions with respect to a child under this Act shall, in their interventions,
(a)  treat the child and the child’s parents with courtesy, fairness and understanding, and in a manner that respects their dignity and autonomy;
(b)  act diligently to ensure the child’s security or development, given that a child’s perception of time differs from that of adults;
(c)  take into consideration the proximity of the chosen resource; and
(d)  take into account the characteristics of ethnocultural communities, including when choosing an alternative living environment for the child.
2022, c. 11, s. 6.