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The Arrangements to Look After Children (Scotland) Regulations 1996

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Duty of local authority to make a care plan in respect of a child to be looked after or looked after by them

  5. 4.Considerations to which a local authority shall have regard in making a care plan for a child to be, or being, looked after by them

  6. 5.Considerations to which a local authority shall have regard in making a care plan for a child to be, or being, looked after by them, where the local authority are considering placing the child

  7. 6.Matters to be covered in a care plan

  8. 7.Notification by local authority on placement of a child

  9. 8.Review of children’s cases

  10. 9.Time when case is to be reviewed

  11. 10.Recording review information

  12. 11.Establishment of records

  13. 12.Retention and confidentiality of records

  14. 13.Health requirements

  15. 14.Notification of occurrences involving the child

  16. 15.Death of a child

  17. 16.Arrangements for child to be cared for by parents

  18. 17.Application of Regulations to short-term placements

  19. 18.Monitoring of placement

  20. 19.Termination of placement

  21. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      INFORMATION RELATING TO THE CHILD

      1. 1.Name, sex, date and place of birth and present address...

      2. 2.Nationality, race, religion and language.

      3. 3.Physical description.

      4. 4.Present legal status of the child, including any statutory responsibility...

      5. 5.Why consideration is to be given to the child being...

      6. 6.Previous history of involvement of the child with any local...

      7. 7.Details of any brothers and sisters, including dates of birth,...

      8. 8.The extent of contact with members of the child’s family...

      9. 9.The child’s health history, current state of health and development...

      10. 10.The child’s education history and current arrangements for provision of...

      11. 11.Personality and social development.

      12. 12.Interests and recreational activities.

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      1. PART I MATTERS TO BE ADDRESSED IN THE CARE PLAN TO BE MADE AND REVIEWED FOR A CHILD BEING LOOKED AFTER BY A LOCAL AUTHORITY

        1. 1.The local authority’s immediate and longer-term plans for the child....

        2. 2.Details of any services to be provided to meet the...

        3. 3.The respective responsibilities of the local authority and–

      2. PART II MATTERS TO BE ADDRESSED IN THE CARE PLAN TO BE MADE AND REVIEWED FOR A CHILD PLACED BY A LOCAL AUTHORITY

        1. 4.The type of accommodation to be provided and its address...

        2. 5.The contribution the child’s parents or any other person will...

        3. 6.The arrangements for involving those persons and the child in...

        4. 7.The arrangements for contact between the child and any of...

        5. 8.The expected duration of arrangements and the steps which should...

  22. Explanatory Note

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