Annex C: Indicative timetable for implementation of child contact services regulation
NB these are indicative only and may change.
Summer 2021: Analysis of consultation responses and drafting regulations
Late 2021: Regulations appointing body to oversee regulation of child contact centres laid before Parliament.
Early 2022: Regulations appointing body to oversee regulation of child contact services comes into force.
Early 2022: Regulations laid in the Scottish Parliament establishing minimum standards for accommodation and staff training at child contact centres.
Early 2022 – Summer 2022: Initial set up time for appointed body, including staff training and developing internal policies and processes
Summer 2022 – Spring 2023: Appointed person carries out initial inspections and registers child contact services
April 2023: Regulations establishing minimum standards come fully into force,
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