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Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014

Section 34 – Content of a child’s plan

81.Subsection (1) provides that a child’s plan must include a statement of: the child’s wellbeing need; any targeted intervention(s) which requires to be provided in relation to the child to address the wellbeing need; details of the relevant authority which is tasked with providing any targeted intervention; details of how the intervention is to be provided; and the outcome which the intervention is intended to achieve. A child’s plan may contain a targeted intervention only where the relevant authority tasked with delivering the intervention agrees to its inclusion. If the relevant authority is not in agreement and is not leading on the preparation of the plan, it must provide the person preparing the plan with its reasons for not agreeing to provide an intervention.

82.Subsection (4) provides that the Scottish Ministers may, by order, make provision as to any other information which is, or is not, to be contained in child’s plans and the form of those plans.

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