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The Children (Scotland) Act 1995 (Commencement No. 2 and Transitional Provisions) (Amendment) Order 1997

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Amendment of the second commencement order

2.  In the second commencement order after article 5 there shall be inserted the following:

5A  From 20th January 1997 until 1st April 1997 the reference in section 30(2) of the 1968 Act to a guardian shall be construed to include in relation to a child any person who, in the opinion of the court or children’s hearing having cognizance of any case in relation to the child or in which the child is concerned, has for the time being the custody or charge of or control over the child..

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