Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 Explanatory Notes

Section 34 – Safeguarders: regulations

36.This section enables Scottish Ministers to make regulations about Safeguarders including imposing additional requirements on Safeguarders, conferring additional powers, including appeal rights on Safeguarders, and providing for the termination of Safeguarder appointments. These regulations will be used to review and develop the role of Safeguarders, particularly their role in court proceedings. The regulations will be subject to negative procedure.

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