Explanatory Memorandum

Children (Emergency Protection Orders) Act (Northern Ireland) 2007

2007 CHAPTER 3

14 December 2007

Commentary on Sections

10.Section 1 removes the restriction which prevents an application for the discharge of an Emergency Protection Order being heard by a court within 72 hours of the making of the Order.

11.Section 2 sets out the short title of the Act and provides for it to come into operation as soon as Royal Assent is obtained.