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Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Rules 1996

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Recording and transmission of information at beginning of case

3.—(1) Where the Principal Reporter receives information from any source of a case which may require a children’s hearing to be arranged, he shall keep a record of the name and address where available of the person from whom the information was received.

(2) Where the Principal Reporter decides that no further action on the case is required as mentioned in subsection (4) of section 56 of the Act, or refers the case to the local authority under subsection (4)(b) of that section, or arranges a children’s hearing under subsection (6) of that section, he shall–

(a)keep a record of that decision or, as the case may be, that course of action; and

(b)if the information was received from a local authority or an officer of a police force, give notice of that decision, or as the case may be, that course of action to that local authority or, the chief constable of that police force.

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