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

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Regulation 4(4)

SCHEDULE 1Elements to be included in review

1.  Keeping informed of the arrangements for looking after the child and of any relevant change in the child’s circumstances.

2.  Keeping informed of the name and address of any person whose views should be taken into account in the course of the review.

3.  Making necessary preparations and providing any relevant information to the participants in any meeting of the responsible authority which considers the child’s case in connection with any aspect of the review.

4.  Initiating meetings of relevant personnel of the responsible authority and other relevant persons to consider the review of the child’s case.

5.  Explaining to the child any steps which he may take under the Order including, where appropriate,—

(a)his right to apply, with leave, for an Article 8 order (residence, contact and other orders with respect to children);

(b)where he is in care, his right to apply for the discharge of the care order; and

(c)the availability of the procedure established under the Order for considering representations.

6.  Making decisions or taking steps following review decisions arising out of, or resulting from, the review.

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