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Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011

Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011

2011 asp 1

Commentary on Sections

Part 5 – Child Assessment and Child Protection Orders

Implementation of orders: welfare of child

Section 58 – Implementation of orders: welfare of child

61.This section provides that, where a child protection order, a child assessment order or an order under section 55 is made, the applicant (and any other person specified in the order) must only take such steps to implement that order as that person reasonably believes are necessary to safeguard or promote the welfare of the child.

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