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The Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (Commencement No. 5) Order 2012

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Scottish Statutory Instruments

2012 No. 246 (C. 20)

Children And Young Persons

The Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (Commencement No. 5) Order 2012

Made

4th September 2012

Laid before the Scottish Parliament

5th September 2012

Coming into force

19th September 2012

The Scottish Ministers make the following Order in exercise of the powers conferred by section 206(2) of the Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011(1).

Citation, commencement and interpretation

1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (Commencement No. 5) Order 2012 and comes into force on 19th September 2012.

(2) In this Order “the Act” means the Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011.

Appointed day

2.—(1) 19th September 2012 is the appointed day for the coming into force of the provisions of the Act specified in column 1 of the Schedule.

(2) The subject matter of each provision of the Act specified in column 1 is listed in column 2 of the Schedule.

(3) Where a particular purpose is specified in column 3 of the Schedule, in relation to a provision, that provision only comes into force for the purpose specified in that column.

AILEEN CAMPBELL

Authorised to sign by the Scottish Ministers

St Andrew’s House,

Edinburgh

4th September 2012

Article 2

SCHEDULEProvisions of the Act coming into force

Column 1

Provision of the Act

Column 2

Subject matter

Column 3

Purpose

Section 3Provision about National Convenor and Children’s Hearings ScotlandOnly in relation to paragraphs 10(1), 10(3) and 10(6), 12(1) to (3) and (7), 13(1) to (4) and (7) and 14(2) and (6) to (8) of schedule 1 to the Act
Section 4The Children’s PanelOnly in relation to paragraphs 1(1) and 4 of schedule 2 to the Act
Schedule 1, paragraphs 10(1), 10(3) and 10(6), 12(1) to (3) and (7), 13(1) to (4) and (7) and 14(2) and (6) to (8)Delegation of National Convenor’s functions; establishment of area support teams; transfer of members from CPACs and functions of area support trams
Schedule 2, paragraphs 1(1) and 4Recruitment and tenure of panel members; allowances

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Order)

This Order brings into force on 19th September 2012 certain provisions of the Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 (“the Act”). The commencement of these provisions allows for the establishment of area support teams which are committees established by the National Convenor for designated areas to assist the Convenor with her functions under section 6 of the Act (selection of members of children’s hearings).

NOTE AS TO EARLIER COMMENCEMENT ORDERS

(This note is not part of the Order)

The Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 received Royal Assent on 6th January 2011 and Part 20 (other than section 203) came into force on that day. The provisions of the Act commenced by earlier commencement orders are detailed in the table below.

Provision

Date of Commencement

S.S.I. No.

Section 1 and schedule 1, paragraph 8(7)19th January 20112011/8
Sections 2, 3 (partially), 10, 11, 12, 13 and schedule 1, paragraphs 1 to 7, 8(1) to (6) and (8) to (10), 9, 11, 15(1) to (5), 16, 17(1) and 18 to 2518th April 20112011/111
Section 191 (partially)31st January 2012 and 26th March 20122012/1
Section 203(1) (partially) and schedule 5, paragraph 1(8)(a) and (b)31st January 20122012/1
Section 3213th February 20122012/23

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