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Children Act 1989

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15In section 29 (return of child taken away in breach of section 27 or 28) for subsections (1) and (2) there shall be substituted—

(1)An authorised court may, on the application of a person from whose home a child has been removed in breach of—

(a)section 27 or 28,

(b)section 27 or 28 of the [1978 c. 28.] Adoption (Scotland) Act 1978, or

(c)Article 28 or 29 of the [S.I. 1987/2203 (N.I. 22).] Adoption (Northern Ireland) Order 1987,

order the person who has so removed the child to return the child to the applicant.

(2)An authorised court may, on the application of a person who has reasonable grounds for believing that another person is intending to remove a child from his home in breach of—

(a)section 27 or 28,

(b)section 27 or 28 of the Adoption (Scotland) Act 1978, or

(c)Article 28 or 29 of the Adoption (Northern Ireland) Order 1987,

by order direct that other person not to remove the child from the applicant’s home in breach of any of those provisions.

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