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Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011

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48Application for variation or termination

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(1)An application may be made by any of the following persons to the sheriff to vary a child protection order—

(a)the child in respect of whom the order is made,

(b)a relevant person in relation to the child,

(c)a person not falling within paragraph (b) who has (or recently had) a significant involvement in the upbringing of the child,

(d)the person who applied for the child protection order,

(e)the person specified in the child protection order under section 37(2)(a),

(f)the Principal Reporter,

(g)any other person prescribed by rules of court.

(2)An application may be made by any of the persons mentioned in subsection (1)(a) to (g) (other than the Principal Reporter) to the sheriff to terminate a child protection order.

(3)An application under this section may be made only—

(a)before the commencement of a children’s hearing arranged under section 45 or 46, or

(b)if the children’s hearing arranged under section 45 or 46 continues the child protection order (with or without variation), within 2 working days after the day on which the child protection order is continued.

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