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The Arrangements for Placement of Children (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Access by guardians ad litem to records and register

11.  Each voluntary organisation, where it is not acting as an authorised person(1), and every person carrying on a registered children’s home shall provide a guardian ad litem of a child with—

(a)such access as may be required to—

(i)case records and registers maintained in accordance with these Regulations, and

(ii)the information from such records or registers held in whatever form (such as by means of a computer);

(b)such copies of the records or entries in the registers as he may require.


For access by guardians ad litem to authority and authorised person’s records see Article 61 of the Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (S.I. 1995/755 (N.I. 2)). “Authorised person” is defined in Article 49(2) of that Order

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