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Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 60 – Local authority’s duty to provide information to Principal Reporter

63.This section relates to the duties of the local authority to make inquiries into the child’s circumstances where the local authority considers (i) that a child in its area is in need of protection, guidance, treatment or control and (ii) that the child might be in need of compulsory measures of supervision. Where both these conditions are satisfied then the local authority must make all necessary inquiries and give any information that it has about the child to the Principal Reporter.

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