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The Review of Children’s Cases Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and interpretation

  3. 2.Review of children’s cases

  4. 3.Time when case is to be reviewed

  5. 4.Manner in which cases are to be reviewed

  6. 5.Considerations to which responsible authorities are to have regard

  7. 6.Health reviews

  8. 7.Consultation, participation and notification

  9. 8.Arrangements for implementation of decisions arising out of reviews

  10. 9.Monitoring arrangements for reviews

  11. 10.Recording review information

  12. 11.Application of the Regulations to short periods

  13. 12.Exceptions to application of the Regulations

  14. 13.Transitional provisions

  15. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Elements to be included in review

      1. 1.Keeping informed of the arrangements for looking after the child...

      2. 2.Keeping informed of the name and address of any person...

      3. 3.Making necessary preparations and providing any relevant information to the...

      4. 4.Initiating meetings of relevant personnel of the responsible authority and...

      5. 5.Explaining to the child any steps which he may take...

      6. 6.Making decisions or taking steps following review decisions arising out...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Considerations to which responsible authorities are to have regard

      1. 1.In the case of a child who is in care,...

      2. 2.Where the responsible authority is an authority, whether it should...

      3. 3.Arrangements for contact, and whether there is any need for...

      4. 4.Any special arrangements that have been made or need to...

      5. 5.The responsible authority’s immediate and long-term arrangements for looking after...

      6. 6.Where the responsible authority is an authority, whether an independent...

      7. 7.The child’s educational needs, progress and development.

      8. 8.Whether arrangements need to be made for the time when...

      9. 9.Whether plans need to be made to find a permanent...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Health considerations to which responsible authorities are to have regard

      1. 1.The child’s state of health.

      2. 2.The child’s health history.

      3. 3.The effect of the child’s health and health history on...

      4. 4.Existing arrangements for the child’s medical and dental care and...

      5. 5.The possible need for an appropriate course of action which...

      6. 6.The possible need for preventive measures, such as vaccination and...

  16. Explanatory Note

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