In this Act:
"contact", with a person, means direct or indirect contact with the person.
physical or face to face contact with the person
contact by an agent, by telephone or letter
or by giving the person something
Notes to pt 10.3
In making a decision under the care and protection chapters for a child or young person, the decision-maker must regard the best interests of the child or young person as the paramount consideration (see s 8).
In making a decision under the care and protection chapters otherwise than in relation to a particular child or young person, the decision-maker must consider the best interests of children and young people (see s 8).