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Children Act 1989

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Children Act 1989, Cross Heading: Preparation for ceasing to be looked after: staying put arrangements is up to date with all changes known to be in force on or before 01 May 2017. There are changes that may be brought into force at a future date. Changes that have been made appear in the content and are referenced with annotations. Help about Changes to Legislation

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[F1[F2Preparation for ceasing to be looked after: staying put arrangementsE+W

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F1Sch. 2 Pt. II paras. 19A-19C and preceding cross-headings inserted (1.10.2001) by 2000 c. 35, s. 1; S.I. 2001/2191, art. 2; S.I. 2001/2878, art. 2

F2 S. 19BA and cross-heading inserted (13.5.2014) by Children and Families Act 2014 (c. 6), ss. 98(3), 139(6); S.I. 2014/889, art. 5(e)

19BA(1)This paragraph applies in relation to an eligible child (within the meaning of paragraph 19B) who has been placed by a local authority F3... with a local authority foster parent.E+W

(2)When carrying out the assessment of the child's needs in accordance with paragraph 19B(4), the local authority must determine whether it would be appropriate to provide advice, assistance and support under this Act in order to facilitate a staying put arrangement, and with a view to maintaining such an arrangement, after the local authority cease to look after him or her.

(3)The local authority must provide advice, assistance and support under this Act in order to facilitate a staying put arrangement if—

(a)the local authority determine under sub-paragraph (2) that it would be appropriate to do so, and

(b)the eligible child and the local authority foster parent wish to make a staying put arrangement.

(4) In this paragraph, “ staying put arrangement ” has the meaning given by section 23CZA. ]

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F4 19C A local authority shall arrange for each child whom they are looking after who is an eligible child for the purposes of paragraph 19B to have a personal adviser.]E+W

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F4Sch. 2 Pt. II paras. 19A-19C and preceding cross-headings inserted (1.10.2001) by 2000 c. 35, s. 1; S.I. 2001/2191, art. 2; S.I. 2001/2878, art. 2

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