Cross-Border Placements Regulations: equality impact assessment

Equality impact assessment (EQIA) for the Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (Effect of Deprivation of Liberty Orders) Regulations 2022.

Title of Policy

The Cross-border Placements (Effect of Deprivation of Liberty Orders) (Scotland) Regulations 2022

Summary of aims and desired outcomes of Policy

The purpose of the Regulations is to make provision for Deprivation of Liberty (DOL) orders made under the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court of England and Wales or made by the High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland to be recognised in Scots law. The Regulations provide for a DOL order to be treated as if it were a Compulsory Supervision Order (CSO) made under the Children's Hearings (Scotland) Act ("the 2011 Act") for specified purposes and subject to certain conditions.

Directorate: Division: team

Directorate for Children and Families

Strategy, GIRFEC and the The Promise Division

Improving Lives for Care Experienced People Unit



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