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14Duty to consider contact when making etc. compulsory supervision orderS

(1)The Children's Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 is modified as follows.

(2)In section 29A (duty to consider including contact direction), after subsection (2), insert—

(3)In considering whether to include a measure of the type mentioned in section 83(2)(g), the children's hearing or, as the case may be, the sheriff must in particular consider the inclusion of a measure regulating contact between the child and any person mentioned in subsection (4) with whom the child does not reside.

(4)The persons referred to in subsection (3) are—

(a)a relevant person in relation to the child,

(b)a sibling of the child,

(c)any other person with whom the child has resided and with whom the child has an ongoing relationship with the character of a relationship between siblings.

(5)For the purposes of subsection (4), two people are siblings if they have at least one parent in common..

Commencement Information

I1S. 14 in force at 26.7.2021 by S.S.I. 2020/412, reg. 2(2)(b)