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Apprenticeships, Skills, Children and Learning Act 2009

Section 51: Detention of child or young person: local education authorities to be notified

149.Section 51 inserts new section 39A into the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 and requires YOTs to notify the person’s home and host LEA when they become aware that a child or young person has been detained in relevant youth accommodation, or has been transferred to a new place of detention. YOTs must also notify the home and host LEAs and, if different, the authority in whose area the YOT expects the person to live on their release, of the person’s release from relevant youth accommodation.

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