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The Secure Accommodation (Scotland) Regulations 1996

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Children otherwise dealt with under the Criminal Procedure (Scotland) Act 1995

14.—(1) Where a child–

(a)is committed to a local authority under section 51(1)(a)(ii) or 51(4)(b) of the 1995 Act to be detained in a place of safety chosen by the authority, he may not, in pursuance thereof, be placed or detained in secure accommodation as a place of safety under the section;

(b)is to be kept in a place of safety under section 43 of the 1995 Act which is a residential establishment provided by a local authority, he may not, in pursuance thereof, be placed in secure accommodation provided in that establishment; or

(c)is to be detained under section 216(7) of the 1995 Act, in a place chosen by a local authority, he may not, in pursuance thereof, be placed in secure accommodation,

unless the chief social work officer of the authority and the person in charge are each satisfied with respect to the same matters as to which regulation 6 requires them to be satisfied in relation to the child.

(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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