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Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000

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15.The Act amends Part III of the Children Act, in particular by introducing into that Act new sections 23A to 23E and substituting section 24 with new sections 24 and 24A to 24D. Section 6 of the Act provides for changes to social security legislation.

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