The Children and Young Persons Act (Northern Ireland) 1968 (c. 34)

27.  In section 52 (attendance at court of parents of child or young person brought before court)—

(a)in subsection (1) for the words from “charged” to “before a court” substitute “is brought before a court in any proceedings against him or any other person for any offence”;

(b)in subsection (7) after the words “supervision order” insert “(including a supervision order under Part V of the Children Order)”;

(c)after subsection (7) insert the following subsection—

(7A) If it appears that at the time of his arrest the child or young person is being provided with accommodation by or on behalf of a Board or HSS trust under Article 21 of the Children Order, that Board or HSS trust shall also be informed as described in subsection (3) as soon as it is reasonably practicable to do so..