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Child Abduction Act 1984

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Children in places of safety

2(1)This paragraph applies in the case of a child who is committed to a place of safety in England or Wales in pursuance of—

(a)section 40 of the Children and Young Persons Act 1933 ; or

(b)section 43 of the Adoption Act 1958 ; or

(c)section 2(5) or (10), 16(3) or 28(1) or (4) of the Children and Young Persons Act 1969 ; or

(d)section 12 of the Foster Children Act 1980.

(2)Where this paragraph applies, section 1 of this Act shall have effect as if—

(a)the reference in subsection (1) to the appropriate consent were a reference to the leave of any magistrates' court acting for the area in which the place of safety is ; and

(b)subsections (3) to (6) were omitted.

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