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The Arrangements for Placement of Children (General) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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Establishment of records

8.—(1) A responsible authority shall establish, if one is not already in existence, a written case record in respect of each child whom it places.

(2) The record shall include—

(a)a copy of the arrangements referred to in regulation 3;

(b)a copy of any written report in its possession concerning the welfare of the child;

(c)a copy of any document considered or record established in the course of, or as a result of, a review of the child’s case;

(d)details of arrangements for contact, of contact orders and of other court orders relating to the child; and

(e)details of any arrangements whereby another person acts on behalf of the authority or organisation which placed the child.

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