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Children (Scotland) Act 2020

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Opportunity to participate in hearing

97.Section 25 of the Act inserts new sections into the 2011 Act. The provision introduces comprehensive measures to deliver proper participation to qualifying individuals in a children’s hearings case, including a process for a review in the event that such an individual has been denied an opportunity to participate and a specific right to an early review hearing where a Compulsory Supervision Order has been made in relation to a child for ere a qualifying individual who has chosen to participate

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