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(1)This section applies if in any family proceedings the court makes—

[F3(a)a child arrangements order containing—

(i)provision for a child to live with different persons at different times,

(ii)provision regulating arrangements relating to with whom a child is to spend time or otherwise have contact, or

(iii)provision regulating arrangements relating to when a child is to spend time or otherwise have contact with any person; or

(b)an order varying a child arrangements order so as to add, vary or omit provision of a kind mentioned in paragraph (a)(i), (ii) or (iii).]

(2)The [F4child arrangements order ] may impose, or the [F4child arrangements order ] may be varied so as to impose, a condition [F5(an “activity condition”) ] requiring an individual falling within subsection (3) to take part in an activity that [F6would, in the court's opinion, help to establish, maintain or improve the involvement in the life of the child concerned of—

(a)that individual, or

(b)another individual who is a party to the proceedings.]

(3)An individual falls within this subsection if he is—

(a)for the purposes of the [F7child arrangements order] so made or varied, [F8a person] with whom the child concerned lives or is to live;

(b)[F9a person] whose contact with the child concerned is provided for in that order; or

(c)a person upon whom that order imposes a condition under section 11(7)(b).

(4)The condition is to specify the activity and the person providing the activity.

(5)Subsections (5) and (6) of section 11A have effect as regards the activities that may be required by [F10an] activity condition as they have effect as regards the activities that may be required by [F10an] activity direction.

(6)Subsection (2) has effect subject to the restrictions in sections 11D and 11E.]

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F2Word in s. 11C omitted (22.4.2014) by virtue of Children and Families Act 2014 (c. 6), s. 139(6), Sch. 2 para. 9(6); S.I. 2014/889, art. 4(f) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2014/1042, arts. 3, 4, 6-10)

F3S. 11C(1)(a)(b) substituted (22.4.2014) by Children and Families Act 2014 (c. 6), s. 139(6), Sch. 2 para. 9(2); S.I. 2014/889, art. 4(f) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2014/1042, arts. 3, 4, 6-10)

F4Words in s. 11C(2) substituted (22.4.2014) by Children and Families Act 2014 (c. 6), s. 139(6), Sch. 2 para. 9(3)(a); S.I. 2014/889, art. 4(f) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2014/1042, arts. 3, 4, 6-10)

F5Words in s. 11C(2) substituted (22.4.2014) by Children and Families Act 2014 (c. 6), s. 139(6), Sch. 2 para. 9(3)(b); S.I. 2014/889, art. 4(f) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2014/1042, arts. 3, 4, 6-10)

F6Words in s. 11C(2) substituted (22.4.2014) by Children and Families Act 2014 (c. 6), s. 139(6), Sch. 2 para. 9(3)(c); S.I. 2014/889, art. 4(f) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2014/1042, arts. 3, 4, 6-10)

F7Words in s. 11C(3)(a) substituted (22.4.2014) by Children and Families Act 2014 (c. 6), s. 139(6), Sch. 2 para. 9(4)(a)(i); S.I. 2014/889, art. 4(f) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2014/1042, arts. 3, 4, 6-10)

F8Words in s. 11C(3)(a) substituted (22.4.2014) by Children and Families Act 2014 (c. 6), s. 139(6), Sch. 2 para. 9(4)(a)(ii); S.I. 2014/889, art. 4(f) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2014/1042, arts. 3, 4, 6-10)

F9Words in s. 11C(3)(b) substituted (22.4.2014) by Children and Families Act 2014 (c. 6), s. 139(6), Sch. 2 para. 9(4)(b); S.I. 2014/889, art. 4(f) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2014/1042, arts. 3, 4, 6-10)

F10Word in s. 11C(5) substituted (22.4.2014) by Children and Families Act 2014 (c. 6), s. 139(6), Sch. 2 para. 9(5); S.I. 2014/889, art. 4(f) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2014/1042, arts. 3, 4, 6-10)

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