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Care and protection order flag code N

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termValue Domain
METeOR identifier:Help on this term331689
Registration status:Help on this termCommunity Services (retired), Standard 30/04/2008
Definition:Help on this termA codeset representing whether a person has been, or is under a care and protection order.

Representational attributes

Representation class:Help on this termCode
Data type:Help on this termNumber
Format:Help on this termN
Maximum character length:Help on this term1
Permissible values:Help on this term
1Yes - currently on
2Yes - no current order in effect
3No - no previous care and protection order
Supplementary values:Help on this term
9Not stated/inadequately described

Collection and usage attributes

Guide for use:Help on this term

This data item should be recorded for all children who were the subject of a contact during the year.

CODE 1 Yes - Currently in out-of-home care

The child is currently on a care and protection order in the jurisdiction

CODE 2 Yes - Past history of placement in out-of-home care

The child has previously been on a care and protection order but it is not in effect currently


The child is not currently or previously been on a care and protection order.

Relational attributes

Data elements implementing this value domain:Help on this term

Child protection notification—care and protection order flag, code N Community Services (retired), Standard 30/04/2008

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