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(1)This section applies where—
(a)parental responsibilities or parental rights in relation to a child vest in a person by virtue of—
(i)a permanence order, or
(ii)an order under section 11 of the 1995 Act (court orders relating to parental responsibilities etc.),
(“the existing order”), and
(b)the appropriate court intends to make a permanence order (“the new order”) as respects the child.
(2)On the making of the new order, the existing order is revoked.
(3)In making the new order, the court must secure that the parental responsibilities or parental rights vesting by virtue of the existing order vest in a person under the new order.
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