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Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 147 – Application for order

213.This section places a duty on the National Convener, where directed by the Children’s Hearing under section 146(6), to make a summary application to the relevant sheriff principal, for an order to enforce the implementation authority’s duty in relation to a child. Subsection (3) makes clear that the National Convener may only apply for such an order if the implementation authority has been given notice by the National Convener as required under section 146(2) and the authority has failed to carry out the duty within the period specified in the notice.

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