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F1[14E Special guardianship orders: supplementaryE+W

(1)In proceedings in which any question of making, varying or discharging a special guardianship order arises, the court shall (in the light of any [F2provision in rules of court that is of the kind mentioned in section 11(2)(a) or (b))]

(a)draw up a timetable with a view to determining the question without delay; and

(b)give such directions as it considers appropriate for the purpose of ensuring, so far as is reasonably practicable, that the timetable is adhered to.

(2)Subsection (1) applies also in relation to proceedings in which any other question with respect to a special guardianship order arises.

(3)The power to make rules in subsection (2) of section 11 applies for the purposes of this section as it applies for the purposes of that.

(4)A special guardianship order, or an order varying one, may contain provisions which are to have effect for a specified period.

(5)Section 11(7) (apart from paragraph (c)) applies in relation to special guardianship orders and orders varying them as it applies in relation to section 8 orders.]

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F1Ss. 14A-14G inserted (30.12.2005) by 2002 c. 38, ss. 115(1), 148 (with Sch. 4 paras. 6-8); S.I. 2005/2213, art. 2(k)

F2Words in s. 14E(1) substituted (22.4.2014) by Children and Families Act 2014 (c. 6), ss. 14(6), 139(6); S.I. 2014/889, art. 4(c) (with transitional provisions in S.I. 2014/1042, arts. 3, 4, 6-10)

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