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Children (Leaving Care) Act (Northern Ireland) 2002


22.The Act has 9 sections. Sections 1 to 5 amend Part IV of the Children Order by inserting new Articles 34A to 34F and substituting Articles 35 to 37 of the Order with new Articles 35 to 35D. Section 6 of the Act provides for changes to social security legislation. Sections 7 to 9 deal with supplementary matters including consequential amendments to the Children Order and arrangements for the commencement of the Act.

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