Children and Young Persons Act 2008


36Entitlement of relative to apply for a residence orderE+W

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In section 10 of the 1989 Act (power of the court to make orders under section 8 of that Act), after subsection (5A) insert—

(5B)A relative of a child is entitled to apply for a residence order with respect to the child if the child has lived with the relative for a period of at least one year immediately preceding the application.