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The Review of Children’s Cases Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Application of the Regulations to short periods

11.—(1) This regulation applies to cases in which a responsible authority has arranged that a child should be looked after or provided with accommodation for a series of short periods at the same place and the arrangement is such that no single period is to last for more than 4 weeks and the total duration of the periods is not to exceed 90 days in any period of 12 months.

(2) Regulation 3 shall not apply to a case to which this regulation applies, but instead—

(a)each such case is first to be reviewed within 3 months of the beginning of the first of the short periods;

(b)if the case continues, the second review shall be carried out not more than 6 months after the first; and

(c)thereafter, if the case continues, subsequent reviews shall be carried out not more than 6 months after the date of the previous review.

(3) For the purposes of regulation 6, a child shall be treated as continuing to be looked after or provided with accommodation throughout the period that this regulation applies to his case.

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