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The Children (Scotland) Act 1995

Norrie, Kenneth (1996) The Children (Scotland) Act 1995. W. Green, Edinburgh. ISBN 0414011392

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Abstract

This important Act completely redesigns Scots law on parental responsibilies and parental rights, guardianship and the administration of children's property. In addition, the Children's Hearing system is re-enacted with a number of significant improvements. The coverage of this text is comprehensive, and now includes: custody and access, replaced by "residence" and "contact"; the law of guardianship reshaped and clarified; local authority duties specified; Place of Safety Orders replaced by Child Protection Orders, with new review and appeal mechanisms; exclusion orders; local authority parental rights resolutions, replaced by court process and Parental Responsibility Orders.