1.1 On 6 February 2015 the Scottish Government launched the 'Consultation on the draft Statutory Guidance for Parts 4, 5 and 18 (Section 96) and related draft orders of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014. The consultation ran for 12 weeks and closed on 1st of May 2015.
1.2 An analysis report outlining the findings of the consultation was published on the Scottish Government website on 26 June 2015. This Scottish Government response sets out how Scottish Ministers have considered the findings of the consultation exercise, provides an update on the development of practice materials to support implementation and sets out the timescales for implementation of Part 4, 5 and 18 (Section 96) of the Act.
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