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Children Act 2004

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49Payments to foster parents

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(1)The appropriate person may by order make provision as to the payments to be made—

(a)by a children’s services authority in England or Wales or a person exercising functions on its behalf to a local authority foster parent with whom any child is placed by that authority or person under section 23(2)(a) of the Children Act 1989;

(b)by a voluntary organisation to any person with whom any child is placed by that organisation under section 59(1)(a) of that Act.

(2)In subsection (1)—

  • “appropriate person” means—

    (a)

    the Secretary of State, in relation to a children’s services authority in England;

    (b)

    the Assembly, in relation to a children’s services authority in Wales;

  • “local authority foster parent” and “voluntary organisation” have the same meanings as in the Children Act 1989.

(3)In section 23(2)(a) of the Children Act 1989, at the end insert “(subject to section 49 of the Children Act 2004)”.

(4)In section 59(1)(a) of that Act, at the end insert “(subject to section 49 of the Children Act 2004)”.

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