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Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014

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105Keeping in touchE+W

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(1)The responsible local authority for a category 2 or category 3 young person must take reasonable steps to keep in touch with that person, whether the person is within its area or not.

(2)If the responsible local authority for a category 2 or category 3 young person has lost touch with that person it must—

(a)consider how to re-establish contact, and

(b)take reasonable steps to do so.

(3)In the case of a category 2 young person, the responsible local authority must discharge its duty under subsection (2) without delay and continue to take reasonable steps to re-establish contact until it succeeds.

(4)In the case of a category 3 young person, the duties under subsections (1) and (2) are subject to section 111.

(5)The responsible local authority for a category 6 young person falling within that category by virtue of section 104(3)(a) must take reasonable steps to contact the young person at such times as it thinks appropriate with a view to discharging its functions under section 115.

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1Ss. 105-116 excluded by 2002 c. 41, Sch. 3 para. 1(1)(o) (as inserted (6.4.2016) by The Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2016 (S.I. 2016/413), regs. 2(1), 199(4))

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I1S. 105 in force at 6.4.2016 by S.I. 2016/412, art. 2 (with art. 4, Schs. 1, 2)

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