Explanatory Notes

Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011

2011 asp 1

6 January 2011

Commentary on Sections

Part 20 – General


Section 200 – Meaning of “relevant person”

327.This section defines the meaning of “relevant person” in relation to a child in the Act. A relevant person means:

328.Any such order will be subject to affirmative procedure. Subsection (2) provides that a parent does not have parental responsibilities or rights merely by virtue of contact order or specific issues order made under section 11(2)(d) or (e) of the 1995 Act.