Commentary on Sections

Part 6 - Looked after and Accommodated Children

Section 106 - Personal advisers

304.Section 106 requires a local authority to arrange for a young person who falls within the definition of a category 1, 2, 3 or 4 young person, to have a personal adviser. The functions of a personal adviser may be specified in regulations. This section restates provision made in paragraph 19C of Schedule 2 (in respect of category 1 young persons); sections 23B (in respect of category 2 young persons); 23C (in respect of category 3 young persons); and 23CA (in respect of category 4 young persons) of the Children Act 1989.