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Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000

Section 3: Personal Advisers and Pathway Plans

48.This section inserts sections 23D and E which set out the detail of personal advisers and pathway plans..

Section 23D

49.By subsection (1), regulations may be made to allow other individuals aged between 16 and 21 to have personal advisers in addition to those children and young people listed in sub-paragraphs (a) to (c) whom this Act entitles to a personal adviser.

50.Subsection (2) provides for regulations to be made about the functions of advisers appointed under this Act.

Section 23E

51.Section 23E deals with the content of pathway plans for the different groups of children and young people who are to have them. It provides for regulations to be made giving more detail of what they are to cover and how they are to be reviewed.

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