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Local Authority Social Services Act 1970

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The Children and Young Persons Act 1969 (c. 54)

11(1)In subsection (1)(a) of section 63 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1969 (which requires every local authority to make returns to the Secretary of State with respect to the performance by the authority of the functions specified in section 39(1) of the Children Act 1948) for the words from " the functions " to " committees)" there shall be substituted the words

their functions under the enactments mentioned in subsection (6) of this section.

(2)In subsection (5) of the said section 63 (which requires the Secretary of State to lay before Parliament reports with respect to certain matters, including the exercise by local authorities of the functions specified in the said section 39(1)) for the words from " the functions " to " 1948 " there shall be substituted the words

their functions under the enactments mentioned in subsection (6) of this section.

(3)At the end of the said section 63 there shall be added the following subsection:—

(6)The enactments referred to in subsections (1) and (5) of this section are—

(a)Parts III and IV of the Children and Young Persons Act 1933 ;

(b)the Children Act 1948 ;

(c)the Children Act 1958 ;

(d)the Adoption Act 1958 ;

(e)section 9 of the Mental Health Act 1959 and section 10 of that Act so far as it relates to children and young persons in respect of whom the rights and powers of a parent are vested in a local authority as mentioned in subsection (1)(a) of that section ;

(f)section 10 of the Mental Health (Scotland) Act 1960 so far as it relates to children and young persons in respect of whom the rights and powers of a parent are vested in a local authority as mentioned in subsection (1)(a) of that section ;

(g)section 2(1)(f) of the Matrimonial Proceedings (Magistrates' Courts) Act 1960, section 37 of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1965 and section 7(4) of the Family Law Reform Act 1969 ;

(h)the Children and Young Persons Act 1963, except Part II and section 56 ;

(i)this Act.

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