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Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012

Section 104: Looked after child status

529.Section 104(1) provides that any child remanded to youth detention accommodation is to be treated as looked after by the designated authority.

530.Subsection (2) gives the Secretary of State the power to apply with modifications or not apply, any legislation (including an Act or Measure of the National Assembly of Wales) to a child who is treated as looked after by virtue of being remanded under this Chapter (children who are remanded to local authority accommodation are treated as looked after by virtue of provisions in the Children Act 1989).

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