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The Secure Accommodation (Scotland) Regulations 1996

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Child detained under section 44 of Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995: use of secure accommodation

13.—(1) A child who is detained in residential accommodation provided by a local authority in accordance with an order under section 44 of the 1995 Act may be detained in secure accommodation only where the chief social work officer of the appropriate local authority and the person in charge of the residential establishment providing that secure accommodation are satisfied with respect to the same matters as to which regulation 6 requires them to be satisfied.

(2) Where paragraph (1) applies, the child shall be placed and subject to regulation 15 kept in secure accommodation only at such time and for so long as the person in charge with the agreement of the chief social work officer considers necessary.

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