Notification of decisions, etc on referral or at review of supervision requirement
21.—(1) Subject to sections 70(6) and 73(11) of the Act, as soon as reasonably practicable after a children’s hearing have made a decision disposing of the case of a child under this Part of the Rules, the Principal Reporter shall send to the child, any relevant person, any safeguarder and the local authority–
(a)notice of the decision and a copy of any supervision requirement or, as the case may be, any continuation of a supervision requirement;
(b)a copy of the statement of reasons for the decision; and
(c)except in the case of a review which continues a supervision requirement, being a review in relation to which an order under section 51(7) of the Act is in force, notice of the right of the child or, as the case may be, a relevant person under section 51 of the Act to appeal to the sheriff against the decision,
and such notice shall be given in writing.
(2) Where a children’s hearing have made a decision disposing of the case of a child, the Principal Reporter shall as soon as reasonably practicable give notice of the decision–
(a)to any person with whom the child is residing; and
(b)where the information leading to the investigation of the case of the child was given by an officer of a police force, to the chief constable of the police area.
(3) Where the decision was–
(a)to make a supervision requirement in relation to a child who has attained the age of 16 years; or
(b)to terminate a supervision requirement relating to such a child,
the Principal Reporter shall as soon as reasonably practicable give notice of the decision to the chief constable of the police area and if the child resides outwith the police area, to the chief constable of the police area in which the child resides.