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Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007

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99Duty of local authority to apply for variation or revocation

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(1)Subsection (2) applies where a local authority on whose application a permanence order was made determines that—

(a)there has been a material change in the circumstances directly relating to any of the order’s provisions, and

(b)in consequence of that change, the order ought to be varied or revoked.

(2)The authority must, as soon as is reasonably practicable, apply to the appropriate court for variation or, as the case may be, revocation of the order.

(3)In this section, “variation”, in relation to the permanence order, includes amendment of the order so as to include provision granting authority for the child to whom the order relates to be adopted; and “varied” is to be construed accordingly.

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