The Children (Scotland) Act 1995

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Abstract

This important Act completely redesigns Scots law on parental responsibilies and parental rights, guardianship and the administration of children's property. In addition, the Children's Hearing system is re-enacted with a number of significant improvements. The coverage of this text is comprehensive, and now includes: custody and access, replaced by "residence" and "contact"; the law of guardianship reshaped and clarified; local authority duties specified; Place of Safety Orders replaced by Child Protection Orders, with new review and appeal mechanisms; exclusion orders; local authority parental rights resolutions, replaced by court process and Parental Responsibility Orders.
LanguageEnglish
Place of PublicationEdinburgh
Number of pages241
Edition1st
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1996

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Keywords

  • children
  • Scotland
  • legal status
  • law
  • children (Scotland) act 1995

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Norrie, K. (1996). The Children (Scotland) Act 1995. (1st ed.) Edinburgh.
Norrie, Kenneth. / The Children (Scotland) Act 1995. 1st ed. Edinburgh, 1996. 241 p.
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