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Children Act 1989

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31(1)This paragraph applies to a resolution—

(a)made under section 64 of the Child Care Act 1980 (transfer of parental rights and duties to voluntary organisations); and

(b)in force immediately before the commencement of Part IV.

(2)The resolution shall continue to have effect until the end of the period of six months beginning with the day on which Part IV comes into force unless it is brought to an end earlier in accordance with the provisions of the Act of 1980 preserved by this paragraph.

(3)While the resolution remains in force, any relevant provisions of, or made under, the Act of 1980 shall continue to have effect with respect to it.

(4)Sub-paragraph (3) does not apply to—

(a)section 62 of the Act of 1980 and any regulations made under that section (arrangements by voluntary organisations for emigration of children); or

(b)section 65 of the Act of 1980 (duty of local authority to assume parental rights and duties).

(5)Section 5(2) of the Act of 1980 (which is applied to resolutions under Part VI of that Act by section 64(7) of that Act) shall have effect with respect to the resolution as if the reference in paragraph (c) to an appointment of a guardian under section 5 of the [1971 c. 3.] Guardianship of Minors Act 1971 were a reference to an appointment of a guardian under section 5 of this Act.

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