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Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 53 – Power of Principal Reporter to terminate order

55.This section provides the Principal Reporter with the power to terminate or vary a child protection order made by the sheriff where the reporter receives further evidence to suggest that the conditions for the making of the order, or specific directions included in an order, are no longer satisfied. The reporter may terminate or vary an order up until the Children’s Hearing commences under section 45 or 46, or until the hearing of an application to the sheriff commences under section 48.

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