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The Children Act 1989 (Commencement and Transitional Provisions) Order 1991

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4.  In paragraph 16A(1)—

(a)after the number“16A.” there shall be inserted“—(1)”; and

(b)after sub-paragraph (1) there shall be inserted—

(2) Where immediately before the day on which Part IV commences a childwas in the care of a local authority and as the result of anorder—

(a)under section 7(2) of the Family Law Reform Act 1969; or

(b)made in the exercise of the High Court’s inherent jurisdiction withrespect to children,

continued to be in the care of a local authority and was made a ward of court, he shall on the day on which Part IV commences, cease to be a ward of court.


Paragraph 16A was inserted by paragraph 33(4) ofSchedule 16 to the Courts and Legal Services Act 1990 (c. 41).

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