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Children Act 1989

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Exemption for other establishments

4(1)Section 71(1)(b) does not apply in relation to any child looked after in—

(a)a registered children’s home;

(b)a voluntary home;

(c)a community home;

(d)a residential care home, nursing home or mental nursing home required to be registered under the [1984 c. 23.] Registered Homes Act 1984;

(e)a health service hospital;

(f)a home provided, equipped and maintained by the Secretary of State; or

(g)an establishment which is required to be registered under section 61 of the [1968 c. 49.] Social Work (Scotland) Act 1968.

(2)The exemption provided by sub-paragraph (1) only applies where the child concerned is being looked after in accordance with provision for day care made by—

(a)the department, authority or other person carrying on the establishment in question as part of the establishment’s activities; or

(b)a person employed to work at that establishment and authorised to make that provision as part of the establishment’s activities.

(3)In this paragraph “a health service hospital” includes a health service hospital within the meaning of the [1978 c. 29.] National Health Service (Scotland) Act 1978.

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