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Police and Justice Act 2006

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Anti-social Behaviour Act 2003 (c. 38)

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55(1)Section 27 of that Act (parenting orders: supplemental) is amended as follows.

(2)In subsections (1) and (2), for “section 26” there is substituted “section 26, 26A or 26B”.

(3)In subsection (1)(a), for “section 25” there is substituted “section 25, 25A or 25B”.

(4)In subsection (3), for “in relation to a parenting order under section 26 as they apply” there is substituted in relation to—

(a)a parenting order under section 26,

(b)a parenting order under section 26A, or

(c)a parenting order under section 26B,

as they apply.

(5)After subsection (3) there is inserted—

(3A)Proceedings for an offence under section 9(7) of the 1998 Act (parenting orders: breach of requirement etc) as applied by subsection (3)(b) above may be brought by—

(a)the local authority for the area where the child or young person resides or appears to reside, or

(b)(if different) the local authority for the area where the person alleged to be in breach resides or appears to reside.

(6)For subsection (4) there is substituted—

(4)In carrying out their functions in relation to parenting orders—

(a)members of youth offending teams,

(b)local authorities in England,

(c)registered social landlords on the register maintained by the Housing Corporation, and

(d)responsible officers in relation to parenting orders made on the application of local authorities in England or of registered social landlords on that register,

must have regard to any guidance which is issued by the Secretary of State from time to time for that purpose.

(4A)In carrying out their functions in relation to parenting orders—

(a)local authorities in Wales,

(b)registered social landlords on the register maintained by the National Assembly for Wales, and

(c)responsible officers in relation to parenting orders made on the application of local authorities in Wales or of registered social landlords on that register,

must have regard to any guidance which is issued by the National Assembly for Wales from time to time for that purpose.

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