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The Placement of Children with Parents etc. Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1996

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation, commencement and interpretation

  3. 2.Scope of Regulations

  4. 3.Inquiries and assessment

  5. 4.Duties of authorities in relation to placements

  6. 5.Placement decisions by authority or nominated person

  7. 6.Immediate placements

  8. 7.Provisions of agreements

  9. 8.Notification of placements

  10. 9.Support and supervision of placements

  11. 10.Placements outside Northern Ireland

  12. 11.Termination of placements

  13. 12.Notification of termination of placements

  14. 13.Application of Regulations to short-term placements

  15. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Particulars to be taken into account in considering suitability of persons and households

      1. 1.In respect of a person with whom it is proposed...

      2. 2.In respect of members of the household aged 10 and...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Particulars on which there should be agreement with the person with whom a child is to be placed

      1. 1.The authority’s plans for the child and the objectives of...

      2. 2.The arrangements for support of the placement.

      3. 3.Arrangements for visiting the child in connection with the supervision...

      4. 4.Arrangements for contact, if any, (including prohibition of contact) in...

      5. 5.Removal of the child from the placement in the circumstances...

      6. 6.The need to notify the authority of relevant changes in...

      7. 7.The provision of a statement concerning the health of the...

      8. 8.Any arrangements for any delegation and exercise of responsibility for...

      9. 9.The need to ensure that any information relating to any...

      10. 10.The circumstances in which it is necessary to obtain in...

      11. 11.The arrangements for requesting a change in the agreement.

  16. Explanatory Note

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