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Further provision about orders under section 11(1) of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995S


19Local authority reportersS

(1)The Matrimonial Proceedings (Children) Act 1958 is modified as follows.

(2)In section 11 (reports as to arrangements for future care and upbringing of children), after subsection (1A) insert—


(a)the court is considering whether to make an order under section 11(1) of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995, and

(b)a local authority is appointed under subsection (1) to investigate and report to the court,

the person that the local authority assigns to perform that task on its behalf must be a child welfare reporter.

(1C)In subsection (1B), “a child welfare reporter” means a person included on the register maintained in accordance with section 101A of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995..