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Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011

Parenting order

Section 128 – Duty to consider applying for parenting order

188.This section applies when a Children’s Hearing is satisfied that it might be appropriate for a parenting order to be made in respect of a parent of the child under section 102 of the Antisocial Behaviour etc. (Scotland) Act 2004. Subsection (2) provides that the hearing may require the Principal Reporter to consider making an application to the sheriff for a parenting order. The Reporter does not have to make such an application.

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