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Children’s Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011

Section 64 – Provision of information by other persons

67.Section 64 gives other persons the power to provide the reporter with information to support the view that the child is in need of protection, guidance, treatment or control and that a child might be in need of compulsory measures of supervision. This may include a medical practitioner, health visitor, neighbour, youth club leader, friend, nursery or children’s centre, or even the child or parents themselves.

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