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The Foster Placement (Children) Regulations 1991

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART I GENERAL

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and interpretation

    2. 2.Scope of the Regulations

  3. PART II APPROVALS AND PLACEMENTS

    1. 3.Approval of foster parents

    2. 4.Reviews and terminations of approval

    3. 5.Placements

    4. 6.Supervision of placements

    5. 7.Termination of placements

    6. 8.Arrangements between local authorities and voluntary organisationsas to placements

    7. 9.Short-term placements

    8. 10.Placements outside England and Wales

    9. 11.Emergency and immediate placements by local authorities

  4. PART III RECORDS

    1. 12.Register of foster parents and others with whom a child is placed

    2. 13.Case records for foster parents and others with whom a child isplaced

    3. 14.Retention and confidentiality of records

  5. PART IV LOCAL AUTHORITY VISITS TO CHILDREN PLACED BY VOLUNTARYORGANISATIONS

    1. 15.Circumstances necessitating visits by local authorities

    2. 16.Requirements in respect of visits

  6. PART V REVOCATION

    1. 17.Revocation

  7. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      AS TO PROSPECTIVE FOSTER PARENT AND OTHER MEMBERS OF HISHOUSEHOLD AND FAMILY

      1. 1.His age, health (supported by a medical report), personality andmarital...

      2. 2.Particulars of the other adult members of his household.

      3. 3.Particulars of the children in his family, whether or not...

      4. 4.Particulars of his accommodation.

      5. 5.His religious persuasion, the degee of his religious observance andhis...

      6. 6.His racial origin, his cultural and linguistic background and hiscapacity...

      7. 7.His past and present employment or occupation, his standard ofliving...

      8. 8.His previous experience of caring for his own and other...

      9. 9.(If any, and subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act...

      10. 10.The outcome of any request or application made by him...

      11. 11.Particulars of any previous approval under regulation 3, or refusalof...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      MATTERS AND OBLIGATIONS IN FOSTER CARE AGREEMENTS

      1. 1.The amount of support and training to be given to...

      2. 2.The procedure for the review of approval of a foster...

      3. 3.The procedure in connection with the placement of foster children,and...

      4. 4.To give written notice to the authority forthwith, with fullparticulars,...

      5. 5.Not to administer corporal punishment to any child placed with...

      6. 6.To ensure that any information relating to a child placed...

      7. 7.To comply with the terms of any foster placement agreement,...

      8. 8.To notify the responsible authority immediately of any seriousillness of...

      9. 9.Where regulation 7(1) or (2) applies, to allow the child...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      MATTERS AND OBLIGATIONS TO BE COVERED IN FOSTER PLACEMENT AGREEMENTS

      1. 1.The provision by the responsible authority of a statement containingall...

      2. 2.The responsible authority’s arrangements for the financial supportof the child...

      3. 3.Any arrangements for delegation of responsibility for consent to themedical...

      4. 4.The circumstances in which it is necessary to obtain in...

      5. 5.The arrangements for visits to the child, in connection with...

      6. 6.The arrangements for the child to have contact with his...

      7. 7.Compliance by the foster parent with the terms of the...

      8. 8.Cooperation by the foster parent with any arrangements made by...

  8. Explanatory Note

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