SCHEDULE 5Children’s Commissioner: minor and consequential amendments

Deputy Children’s Commissioner

9(1)In Schedule 1 to the Children Act 2004, in paragraph 5 (staff)—

(a)in sub-paragraph (1) omit “, one of whom shall be appointed as deputy Children’s Commissioner”,

(b)omit sub-paragraph (2), and

(c)in sub-paragraph (3) omit “Without prejudice to sub-paragraph (2),”.

(2)In consequence of sub-paragraph (1), in section 36(6) of the Criminal Justice and Court Services Act 2000 (meaning of “regulated position”), in paragraph (fa) omit “and deputy Children’s Commissioner”.