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[F123E Pathway plans.E+W

(1) In this Part, a reference to a “ pathway plan ” is to a plan setting out—

(a)in the case of a plan prepared under paragraph 19B of Schedule 2—

(i)the advice, assistance and support which the local authority intend to provide a child under this Part, both while they are looking after him and later; and

(ii)when they might cease to look after him; and

(b)in the case of a plan prepared under section 23B [F2or 23CA] , the advice, assistance and support which the local authority intend to provide under this Part,

and dealing with such other matters (if any) as may be prescribed [F3in regulations made by the Secretary of State].

[F4(1A )A local authority may carry out an assessment under section 23B(3) or 23CA(3) of a person's needs at the same time as any assessment of his needs is made under—

(a)the Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970;

(b)Part 4 of the Education Act 1996[F5or Part 3 of the Children and Families Act 2014] (in the case of an assessment under section 23B(3));

(c)the Disabled Persons (Services, Consultation and Representation) Act 1986; or

(d)any other enactment.

(1B )The [F6Secretary of State] may by regulations make provision as to assessments for the purposes of section 23B(3) or 23CA.

(1C )Regulations under subsection (1B) may in particular make provision about—

(a)who is to be consulted in relation to an assessment;

(b)the way in which an assessment is to be carried out, by whom and when;

(c)the recording of the results of an assessment;

(d)the considerations to which a local authority are to have regard in carrying out an assessment.

(1D )A local authority shall keep each pathway plan prepared by them under section 23B or 23CA under review.]

(2)The [F7Secretary of State] may by regulations make provision about pathway plans and their review.]

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F1Ss. 23D, 23E and cross-heading inserted (1.10.2001) by 2000 c. 35, s. 3; S.I. 2001/2191, art. 2; S.I. 2001/2878, art. 2

F2Words in s. 23E(1)(b) inserted (1.4.2011 for E., 19.6.2012 for W.) by Children and Young Persons Act 2008 (c. 23), ss. 22(4), 44(4); S.I. 2010/2981, art. 4(g); S.I. 2012/1553, art. 2(a)

F4S. 23E(1A)-(1D) inserted (1.9.2009 for certain purposes for E., 26.4.2010 for certain purposes for W., 1.4.2011 for E. so far as not already in force, 19.6.2012 for W. so far as not already in force) by Children and Young Persons Act 2008 (c. 23), ss. 22(5), 44; S.I. 2009/2273, art. 2(2)(g); S.I. 2010/1329, art. 2(h); S.I. 2010/2981, art. 4(g) (with art. 6)

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