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The Refuges for Children (Scotland) Regulations 1996

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Approval of other residential establishments as refuges

5.  A local authority may, on an application to them in writing by a person who carries on a residential establishment in respect of which the person is registered as mentioned in section 61(2)(1) of the 1968 Act, and where satisfied as to the matters specified in regulation 6, give approval to the use of the establishment or such part of the establishment as the authority may specify for the purpose of providing a refuge for children under section 38(1)(b) of the Act.


Section 61(2) was amended by the Registered Establishments (Scotland) Act 1987 (c. 40), section 1(2); and the Children (Scotland) Act 1995 (c. 36), section 34(2).

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