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Adoption and Children (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 86 - Representations

308.Subsection (1) allows persons specified in subsection (2) to make representations to the court in relation to an application for a permanence order. The court must allow these people to make representations should they wish to do so.

309.The persons specified in subsection (2) are the local authority making the application; the child or the child’s representative; anyone who has parental responsibilities and parental rights in relation to the child; and any other person who claims an interest.

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