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Act of Sederunt (Child Care and Maintenance Rules) 1997

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Timetables under section 25A of the Act

2.4  In proceedings in which such a timetable as is referred to in section 25A(a) of the Act (timetable for resolving question)(1) is required, the court shall draw up the timetable forthwith where–

(a)there is presented a petition with a crave for the agreement of a parent or guardian to be dispensed with;

(b)it appears to the court from a report by an adoption agency, local authority or reporting officer that a question as to dispensing with such agreement arises; or

(c)such agreement previously given is withdrawn.


Section 25A was inserted by the Children (Scotland) Act 1995, Schedule 2, paragraph 18.

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