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Children Act 1989

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16(1)Sub-paragraph (2) only applies where a person who is the subject of a care order by virtue of paragraph 15(2) is a person falling within sub-paragraph (1)(a) or (b) of that paragraph.

(2)Where the person would otherwise have remained in care until reaching the age of nineteen, by virtue of—

(a)section 20(3)(a) or 21(1) of the Children [1969 c. 54.] and Young Persons Act 1969; or

(b)paragraph 7(5)(c)(i) of—

(i)Schedule 5A to the [1955 c. 18.] Army Act 1955;

(ii)Schedule 5A to the [1955 c. 19.] Air Force Act 1955; or

(iii)Schedule 4A to the [1957 c. 53.] Naval Discipline Act 1957,

this Act applies as if in section 91(12) for the word “eighteen” there were substituted “nineteen”.

(3)Where a person who is the subject of a care order by virtue of paragraph 15(2) is a person falling within sub-paragraph (1)(b) of that paragraph, this Act applies as if section 101 were omitted.

(4)Sub-paragraph (5) only applies where a child who is the subject of a care order by virtue of paragraph 15(2) is a person falling within sub-paragraph (1)(e) to (g) of that paragraph.

(5)Where a court, on making the order, or at any time thereafter, gave directions under—

(a)section 4(4)(a) of the [1973 c. 29.] Guardianship Act 1973; or

(b)section 43(5)(a) of the [1973 c. 18.] Matrimonial Causes Act 1973,

as to the exercise by the authority of any powers, those directions shall continue to have effect (regardless of any conflicting provision in this Act) until varied or discharged by a court under this sub-paragraph.

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