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“child” means a person who is under the age of 16 years;
“parent”, means any individual who is a relevant person as defined in section 93(2)(b) of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 (c. 36) (the references to a “person” in that section being read as references to an individual);
“parenting order” has the meaning given by section 103(1).
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