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12In section 68 of the Children Act 1989 (persons disqualified from being private foster parents) after subsection (3) insert—E+W
“(3A)A person shall not foster a child privately if—
(a)he is barred from regulated activity relating to children (within the meaning of section 3(2) of the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006); or
(b)he lives in the same household as a person who is barred from such activity.”
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