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(1)In this Act—
[F1“care home service” has the meaning given by section 2(3) of the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001 (asp 8);]
“child” means a person under the age of 18;
“compulsory school age” means school age within the meaning of the M1Education (Scotland) Act 1980;
“[F2a council constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994];”means
“” means the Council of a non-metropolitan county, metropolitan district or London borough, or the Common Council of the City of London;
“place of safety” [F3has the meaning given by section 93(1) of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 (c.36)];
“relative” in relation to a child, means a grandparent, brother, sister, uncle or aunt whether of the full blood or half blood or by affinity and includes, where the child is illegitimate, the father of the child and any person who would be a relative within the meaning of this definition if the child were the legitimate child of his father and mother;
“residential establishment” means an establishment managed by a local authority, voluntary organisation or any other person which provides residential accommodation for the purposes of the M2Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968 [F4or of Part II of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995] whether for reward or not;
[F5“supervision requirement” has the meaning given by section 70(1) of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995;]
(a)to submit to supervision in accordance with such conditions as they may impose; or
(b)to reside in a residential establishment named in the requirement and be subject to such conditions as they may impose;
“voluntary organisation” means a body the activities of which are carried on otherwise than for profit.
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