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Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 45 – Review by children’s hearing where child in place of safety

47.This section relates to the review of a child protection order where the order directs the removal of a child to a place of safety. This section does not apply where there is an existing application to the sheriff for a review of the order under section 49 of the Act. Subsections (2) and (3) require a Children’s Hearing to be arranged by the Principal Reporter to sit on the second working day after the implementation of the child protection order.

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