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Children looked after by local authorities: legal framework

Published: 14 Sep 2006
Directorate:
Children and Families Directorate
Part of:
Children and families, Education
ISBN:
1905501110

This report describes key aspects of the law as it applies throughout a child's journey through public care and supervision.

132 page PDF

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132 page PDF

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Children looked after by local authorities: legal framework
Footnotes for Leaving care

132 page PDF

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Footnotes for Leaving care

1 C(S)A 1995, s29

2 ibid, s73(4)

3 Dixon, J and Stein, M (2002) A Study of Throughcare and Aftercare Services in Scotland Social Work Research Findings No. 3, The Scottish Executive CRU

4 Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001, s73

5 Homelessness etc. (Scotland) Act 2003, s1(2)(b)

6 The Scottish Executive (2004) Supporting Young People Leaving Care in Scotland: Regulations and Guidance on Services for Young People Ceasing to be Looked After http://www.scotland.gov.uk/library5/education/syplc.pdf by Local Authorities

7 Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000, s6

8 Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001, ss 73(2) and 73(3)

9 The Support and Assistance of Young People Leaving Care (Scotland) Regulations 2003 (No. 608)

10 ibid, regulation 2 (interpretation of responsible authority)

11 The Scottish Executive (2004) Supporting Young People Leaving Care in Scotland: Regulations and Guidance on Services for Young People Ceasing to be Looked After paragraphs 5.1-5.3 1.13

12 Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001, s73 - inserts s29(5) of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995

13 The Support and Assistance of Young People Leaving Care (Scotland) Regulations 2003 (No. 608), regulation 13

14 ibid, regulation 3

15 ibid, regulation 9

16 ibid regulations 10 and 11

17 ibid, regulation 4

18 ibid, regulation 5

19 The Scottish Executive (2004) Supporting Young People Leaving Care in Scotland: Regulations and Guidance on Services for Young People Ceasing to be Looked After paragraph 1.13

20 Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001, s73, amends the Children (Scotland) Act by inserting section 29(6)

21 The Scottish Executive (2004) Supporting Young People Leaving Care in Scotland: Regulations and Guidance on Services for Young People Ceasing to be Looked After paragraphs 1.4-1.5: Pathways assessment

22 ROC(S) A 2001, s71, amending the Children Act 1975, s50

23 The Support and Assistance of Young People Leaving Care (Scotland) Regulations 2003, regulation 13

24 C(S)A1995, s30

25 Learning with Care, paragraph 9.16

26 The Support and Assistance of Young People Leaving Care (Scotland) Regulations 2003 (No. 608), regulation 13(2); exclusion from social security benefits - section 6, Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000