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Children Act 1989

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Appeals

8(1)An appeal against a decision of a local authority under Part VIII shall lie to a Registered Homes Tribunal.

(2)An appeal shall be brought by notice in writing given to the local authority.

(3)No appeal shall be brought by a person more than 28 days after service on him of notice of the decision.

(4)On an appeal the Tribunal may confirm the local authority’s decision or direct that it shall not have effect.

(5)A Tribunal shall also have power on an appeal—

(a)to vary any condition in force with respect to the home to which the appeal relates by virtue of paragraph 2;

(b)to direct that any such condition shall cease to have effect; or

(c)to direct that any such condition as it thinks fit shall have effect with respect to the home.

(6)A local authority shall comply with any direction given by a Tribunal under this paragraph.

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