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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Care and other treatment of juveniles through court proceedings

    1. Care of children and young persons through juvenile courts

      1. 1.Care proceedings in juvenile courts.

      2. 2. Provisions supplementary to s. 1.

      3. 3. Further supplementary provisions relating to s. 1(2)(f)

    2. Consequential changes in criminal proceedings etc.

      1. 4. Prohibition of criminal proceedings for offences by children.

      2. 5. Restrictions on criminal proceedings for offences by young persons.

      3. 6.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 7. Alterations in treatment of young offenders etc.

      5. 7A. Legal representation.

      6. 8. Fingerprinting of suspected young persons.

      7. 9. Investigations by local authorities.

      8. 10. Further limitations on publication of particulars of children and young persons etc.

    3. Supervision

      1. 11. Supervision orders.

      2. 11A. Local authority functions under certain supervision orders.

      3. 12. Power to include requirements in supervision orders.

      4. 12A. Young offenders.

      5. 12AA. Requirement for young offender to live in local authority accommodation.

      6. 12B. Requirements as to mental treatment.

      7. 12C. Requirements as to education.

      8. 12D. Duty of court to state in certain cases that requirement in place of custodial sentence.

      9. 13. Selection of supervisor.

      10. 14.Duty of supervisor.

      11. 14A. Refusal to allow supervisor to visit child or young person.

      12. 15.Variation and discharge of supervision orders.

      13. 16.Provisions supplementary to s. 15.

      14. 16A.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      15. 16B. Application of section 12 of Criminal Justice Act 1991 etc.

      16. 17. Termination of supervision.

      17. 18. Supplementary provisions relating to supervision orders.

      18. 19. Facilities for the carrying out of supervisors’ directions and requirements included in supervision orders by virtue of section 12(3C).

    4. Committal to care of local authorities

      1. 20. Orders for committal to care of local authorities.

      2. 20A. Power of court to add condition as to charge and control of offender in care.

      3. 21. Variation and discharge of care orders.

      4. 21A. Termination of care order on adoption etc.

      5. 22. Special provisions relating to interim orders.

      6. 23.Remands and committals to local authority accommodation.

      7. 23A. Liability to arrest for breaking conditions of remand.

      8. 23AA. Electronic monitoring of conditions of remand

      9. 24.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    5. Transfer

      1. 25. Transfers between England or Wales and Northern Ireland.

      2. 26.Transfers between England or Wales and the Channel Islands or Isle of Man.

      3. 27.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    6. Detention

      1. 28. Detention of child or young person in place of safety.

      2. 29. Recognisance on release of arrested child or young person.

      3. 30. Detention of young offenders in community homes.

      4. 31.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 32. Detention of absentees.

    7. Conflict of interest between parent and child or young person

      1. 32A. Conflict of interest between parent and child or young person.

      2. 32B. Safeguarding of interests of child or young person where section 32A order made.

      3. 32C. Applications by grand-parents to be parties to proceedings.

      4. 33.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    8. Transitional modifications of Part I for persons of specified ages

      1. 34. Transitional modifications of Part I for persons of specified ages.

  3. Part II Accommodation etc. for children in care, and foster children

    1. Community homes

      1. 35—45.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 46. Discontinuance of approved schools etc. on establishment of community homes.

      3. 47—50.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 51.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 52.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

      6. 53—55.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      7. 56, 57.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      8. 58, 59.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  4. Part III Miscellaneous and general

    1. 60.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. 61.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. 62—64A.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    4. Financial provisions

      1. 65. Grants to voluntary organisations etc.

      2. 66. Increase of rate support grants.

      3. 67. Administrative expenses.

    5. Supplemental

      1. 68.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 69. Orders and regulations etc.

      3. 70. Interpretation and ancillary provisions.

      4. 71. Application to Isles of Scilly.

      5. 72. Transitional provisions, minor amendments and repeals etc.

      6. 73. Citation, commencement and extent.

  5. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      . . .

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      . . .

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Approved schools and other institutions

      1. Provisions as to staff

        1. 1.(1) This paragraph applies where it appears to the Secretary...

        2. 2.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

      2. Use of premises as homes for children in care

        1. 3.(1) If on the day specified for the purposes of...

        2. 4.(1) If on the day specified for the purposes of...

        3. 5.(1) Where a section 46 order is made in relation...

        4. 6.(1) Where a section 46 order is made in relation...

        5. 7.The provisions of paragraphs 3 to 6 of this Schedule...

      3. Financial provisions

        1. 8.(1) During the period which is the interim period in...

        2. 9.(1) Where a section 46 order is made in relation...

        3. 10.(1) The provisions of this paragraph apply where in a...

        4. 11.(1) Where a section 46 order is made in relation...

      4. Interpretation

        1. 12.In this Schedule— “approved institution” has the same meaning as...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Transitional provisions and savings

      1. Part I General

        1. 1.For the purposes of subsection (4) of section 1 and...

        2. 1A.(1) Where— (a) before the date when section 1 of...

        3. 2.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        4. 3.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        5. 4.. . . . . . . . . ....

        6. 5.(1) The coming into force of section 7(1) or of...

        7. 6.. . . . . . . . . ....

        8. 7.(1) Every approved school order in force on the specified...

        9. 8.(1) An order under the Act of 1933 committing a...

        10. 9.Except as provided by paragraph 1 of this Schedule and...

        11. 10.. . . . . . . . . ....

        12. 11.Notwithstanding anything in section 20(3) or 21(1) of this Act,...

        13. 12.(1) Where a supervision order under the Children and Young...

        14. 13.. . . . . . . . . ....

        15. 14.If immediately before the coming into force of section 49...

        16. 15.It shall be lawful for a person detained in any...

        17. 16.. . . . . . . . . ....

        18. 17.Nothing in Schedule 6 to this Act affects the operation...

        19. 18.Nothing in any provision of Schedule 6 to this Act...

      2. Part II Interim Provisions Pending Commencement of Provisions of Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968

        1. 19.Where a court in England or Wales by which a...

        2. 20.In section 51(1) of the Act of 1963, for the...

        3. 21.In section 51(2) of the Act of 1963, for the...

        4. 22.Where a youth court in England or Wales is satisfied...

        5. 23.(1) Where it appears to the local authority to whose...

        6. 24.If it appesrs to the Secretary of State that the...

    5. Schedule 5

      Minor and Consequential Amendments of Enactments

      1. 1.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. The Act of 1933

        1. 2.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 3.In section 34(2) of the Act of 1933 after the...

        3. 4.In section 46 of the Act of 1933, after subsection...

        4. 5.. . . . . . . . . ....

        5. 6.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        6. 7.Section 63 of the Act of 1933 shall cease to...

        7. 8—10.. . . . . . . . . ....

        8. 11.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        9. 12.(1) In section 107(1) of the Act of 1933, after...

      3. The Education Act 1944

        1. 13.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 14—17.. . . . . . . . . ....

        3. 18.. . . . . . . . . ....

        4. 19—22.. . . . . . . . . ....

      4. The Criminal Justice Act 1948

        1. 23.. . . . . . . . . ....

        2. 24.For section 27 of the said Act of 1948 there...

        3. 25, 26.. . . . . . . . . ....

      5. The Sexual Offences Act 1956

        1. 27.In section 37(7) of the Sexual Offences Act 1956, for...

      6. The Affiliation Proceedings Act 1957

        1. 28.(1) In section 5(2)(a) of the Affiliation Proceedings Act 1957,...

        2. 29—32.. . . . . . . . . ....

      7. The Adoption Act 1958

        1. 33.(1) In section 4(3) of the Adoption Act 1958, for...

        2. 34.In section 15(3) of the said Act of 1958, for...

        3. 35.In section 37(2) of the said Act of 1958, for...

        4. 36.In section 57(1) of the said Act of 1958, in...

      8. The Mental Health Act 1959

        1. 37.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 38—40.. . . . . . . . . ....

        3. 41.. . . . . . . . . ....

        4. 42.. . . . . . . . . ....

        5. 43.. . . . . . . . . ....

        6. 44.. . . . . . . . . ....

        7. 45.. . . . . . . . . ....

      9. The Criminal Justice Act 1961.

        1. 46.In section 29(3)(a) of the said Act of 1961, for...

      10. The Act of 1963

        1. 47.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 48.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        3. 49.In section 29(1) of the Act of 1963, for the...

        4. 50—52.. . . . . . . . . ....

        5. 53.For subsection (3) of section 57 of the Act of...

        6. 54.. . . . . . . . . ....

      11. The Criminal Justice Act 1967

        1. 55.In section 9 of the Criminal Justice Act 1967 and...

        2. 56.. . . . . . . . . ....

      12. The Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968

        1. 57.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 58.(1) In section 72 of the said Act of 1968,...

        3. 59.(1) In section 73 of the said Act of 1968,...

        4. 60.In section 74 of the said Act of 1968, after...

        5. 61.(1) In section 75 of the said Act of 1968,...

        6. 62.In section 76(4) of the said Act of 1968, after...

        7. 63.In section 90(1) of the said Act of 1968, the...

        8. 64.In section 94(1) of the said Act of 1968—

        9. 65.In section 97(1) of the said Act of 1968—

        10. 66.In section 98 of the said Act of 1968, after...

        11. 67, 68.. . . . . . . . . ....

        12. 69.In Schedule 7 to the said Act of 1968, in...

        13. 70.In Schedule 8 to the said Act of 1968, in...

        14. 71.In Schedule 8 to the said Act of 1968, in...

        15. 72.In Schedule 8 to the said Act of 1968, in...

        16. 73.. . . . . . . . . ....

        17. 74.In Schedule 8 to the said Act of 1968, in...

        18. 75.In Schedule 8 to the said Act of 1968, in...

        19. 76.In Schedule 8 to the said Act of 1968, in...

        20. 77.In Schedule 8 to the said Act of 1968, after...

        21. 78.. . . . . . . . . ....

        22. 79.In Part I of Schedule 9 to the said Act...

        23. 80.In Part I of Schedule 9 to the said Act...

        24. 81.In Part I of Schedule 9 to the said Act...

        25. 82.. . . . . . . . . ....

        26. 83.In Part II of Schedule 9 to the said Act...

    6. Schedule 6

      Repeals

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      . . .

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