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Appeals under the Child Care Act 1980(1)

46.  Order 90, rule 6 shall be amended by substituting in paragraph (1), for the words “section 1 of the Children Act 1948”, the words “section 2 of the Child Care Act 1980”.

47.  Order 90, rule 9 shall be amended by substituting in paragraph (1), for the words “section 4A of the Children Act 1948”, the words “section 6, 12C(5) and 67(3) of the Child Care Act 1980”.

48.  Order 90, rule 16 shall be amended by inserting in paragraph (4)(d), after the words “affected by the appeal, and”, the words “if the appeal is under section 6, section 12C(5) or section 67(3) of the Child Care Act 1980 on any person to whom notice of the proceedings in the juvenile court was given and who made representations in those proceedings, and”.

49.  Order 90 shall be further amended by inserting, after rule 12, the following new rule:—

Guardians ad litem appointed in appeals under the Child Care Act 1980

13.  The person appointed by the Court to act as guardian ad litem of a minor in accordance with Order 80 for the purposes of an appeal under section 6, section 12C(5) or section 67(3) of the Child Care Act 1980 shall, unless, having regard to all the circumstances, the Court otherwise directs, be the guardian ad litem, if any, appointed by the juvenile court and shall in any event be selected from the panel established by regulations under section 103 of the Children Act 1975, provided always that such person shall not—

(a)be a member, officer or servant of a local authority or voluntary organisation within the meaning of section 87(1) of the Child Care Act 1980 which is a party to the proceedings, or

(b)be, or at any time have been, a person who has been directly concerned as a member, officer or servant of a local authority or voluntary organisation in arrangements relating to the care, accommodation or welfare of the minor, or

(c)be a serving probation officer..

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1980 c.5.