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The Children Act 2004 Information Database (England) (Revocation) Regulations 2012

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This is a draft item of legislation. This draft has since been made as a UK Statutory Instrument: The Children Act 2004 Information Database (England) (Revocation) Regulations 2012 No. 1278

Draft Regulations laid before Parliament under section 66(3) of the Children Act 2004, for approval by resolution of each House of Parliament.

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2012 No. 0000

Children And Young Persons, England

The Children Act 2004 Information Database (England) (Revocation) Regulations 2012

Made

2012

Coming into force in accordance with regulation 1

The Secretary of State for Education makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 12(4)(f) and (h), (5), (6), (7)(f), (8)(e), (10) and (11) and 66(1)(c) of the Children Act 2004(1);

In accordance with section 66(3) of that Act a draft of this instrument was laid before Parliament and approved by resolution of each House of Parliament.

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Children Act 2004 Information Database (England) (Revocation) Regulations 2012 and come into force on the day after the day on which they are made.

Revocations

2.  The following Regulations are revoked—

(a)the Children Act 2004 Information Database (England) Regulations 2007(2);

(b)the Children Act 2004 Information Database (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2010(3).

Consequential Amendments

3.  In Schedule 2 to the Offender Management Act 2007 (Consequential Amendments) Order 2008(4) omit paragraph 15.

4.  In Schedule 3 to the Local Education Authorities and Children’s Services Authorities (Integration of Functions) (Local and Subordinate Legislation) Order 2010(5) omit paragraph 76.

5.  In the Schedule to the Secretary of State for Education Order 2010(6) omit paragraph 8.

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Minister of State

Department for Education

Date

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the Regulations)

These Regulations are made under section 12 of the Children Act 2004 and revoke the Children Act 2004 Information Database (England) Regulations 2007 (“the ContactPoint Regulations”) and the Children Act 2004 Information Database (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2010, which amended the ContactPoint Regulations. These Regulations also revoke other provisions which amended the ContactPoint Regulations.

The ContactPoint Regulations came into force on 31st July 2007 and made provision in relation to the establishment and operation of the database of information about children in England known as ContactPoint. ContactPoint was closed down on 6th August 2010 and the data has been destroyed. The revocation of the ContactPoint Regulations reflects the closure of the database.

An impact assessment has not been produced for this instrument as the impact on the public, private and voluntary sectors is negligible, due to the fact that the database has already been closed down.

(1)

2004 c.31. Section 12 was amended by paragraph 43 of Schedule 2 to the Childcare Act 2006 (c.21); paragraphs 264 and 265 of Schedule 1 to the National Health Service (Consequential Provisions) Act 2006 (c.43); S.I 2010/866 and 2010/1158. Section 66(3) was amended by section 194(1) and (7) of the Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009 (c.22).

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