First care and protection order indicator code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Value Domain
METeOR identifier:314542
Registration status:Community Services (retired), Standard 30/04/2008
Definition:A code representing whether a child has previously received a care and protection order.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Code
Data type:Number
Format:N
Maximum character length:1
Permissible values:
ValueMeaning
1Yes – first instance of a care and protection order
2No – child has been on an order in this jurisdiction
3No – child has been on an order in another jurisdiction
8Not known

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:

CODE 1

Yes—if this is the first care and protection order the child has ever been on in his/her life.

CODE 2

No – child has been on an order in the past 5 years in this jurisdiction.

CODE 3

No – child has been on an order in the past 5 years in another jurisdiction

Collection methods:Where it is not possible to determine if a child has been on an order in another jurisdiction in the past 5 years, the child should be placed in category 1.

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:

Client—first care and protection order indicator, code N Community Services (retired), Standard 30/04/2008