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7 Minor and consequential amendments.E+W

(1)The 1989 Act is amended as follows.

(2)In section 17 (provision of services for children in need, their families and others), in subsection (5)(a), for “23 or 24” substitute “ 23, 23B to 23D, 24A or 24B ”.

(3)In section 29 (recoupment of cost of providing services etc.)—

(a)at the beginning of subsection (9), insert “ Except where subsection (10) applies, ”; and

(b)after subsection (9) insert—

(10)Where a local authority (“authority A”) comply with any request under section 27(2) from another local authority (“authority B”) in relation to a child or other person—

(a)whose responsible authority is authority B for the purposes of section 23B or 23C; or

(b)whom authority B are advising or befriending or to whom they are giving assistance by virtue of section 24(5)(a),

authority A may recover from authority B any reasonable expenses incurred by them in respect of that person..

(4)In Part I of Schedule 2 (provision of services for families), in paragraph 1(2)(a)(i), for “20 and 24” substitute “ 20, 23B to 23D, 24A and 24B ”.

(5)In the M1Care Standards Act 2000, in Schedule 4 (minor and consequential amendments)—

(a)in paragraph 14(4), the words “, as it has effect before the commencement of section 4 of the Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000”; and

(b)paragraph 14(5) and (6),

are repealed.

Commencement Information

I1S. 7 wholly in force at 1.10.2001; s. 7 in force at Royal Assent for certain purposes see s. 8(2); s. 7(1)-(4) in force for W. at 1.10.2001 by S.I. 2001/2191, art. 2; s. 7(1)-(4) in force for E. at 1.10.2001 by S.I. 2001/2878, art. 2

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