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Children Act 1989

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79Application of this Part to Scotland

In the application to Scotland of this Part—

(a)“the court” means the sheriff;

(b)“day care” means any form of care or of activity supervised by a responsible person provided for children during the day (whether or not it is provided on a regular basis);

(c)“education authority” has the same meaning as in the [1980 c. 44.] Education (Scotland) Act 1980;

(d)“local authority foster parent” means a foster parent with whom a child is placed by a local authority;

(e)for references to a person having parental responsibility for a child there shall be substituted references to a person in whom parental rights and duties relating to the child are vested; and

(f)for references to fostering a child privately there shall be substituted references to maintaining a foster child within the meaning of the [1984 c. 56.] Foster Children (Scotland) Act 1984.

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