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Age assessment: practice guidance

Published: 22 Mar 2018
Part of:
Children and families, Communities and third sector
ISBN:
9781788516266

This document provides practice guidance for social workers and their managers involved in undertaking age assessments in Scotland.

57 page PDF

584.7kB

57 page PDF

584.7kB

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Age assessment: practice guidance
Appendix 8: Home Office Publications

57 page PDF

584.7kB

Appendix 8: Home Office Publications

Local authorities working with young asylum seekers will need to coordinate their arrangements with UKVI practices relating to age disputes and the processing of asylum claims. Below are the relevant Home Office publications at the time of writing.

Assessing age:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/assessing-age-instruction

Processing an asylum application from a child and understanding assessment outcomes:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/processing-an-asylum-application-from-a-child-instruction

General guidance setting out UKVI practice relating to asylum support:

https://www.gov.uk/asylum-support


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