What do The Child Welfare Tribunal do?
The Child Welfare Tribunal are a state body and serve as a tribunal. Decisions made by the boards are impartial and pursuant to the Child Welfare Act, the Act Relating to Municipal Health and Care Services, and the Act Relating to the Control of Communicable Diseases.
The Child's Best Interests
The child’s best interest is the guiding principle when enforcing the law. Providing the child with the security of good adult contact and care is an important consideration when evaluating what is in the child’s best interest. The same principle applies to the child’s need for having the same adult caregivers over a longer period of time.