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Children looked after by local authorities: legal framework

Published: 14 Sep 2006
Part of:
Children and families, Education
ISBN:
1-905501-11-0

This report describes key aspects of the law as it applies throughout a child's journey through public care and supervision.

132 page PDF

365.6kB

132 page PDF

365.6kB

Contents
Children looked after by local authorities: legal framework
Footnotes for Managing information

132 page PDF

365.6kB

Footnotes for Managing information

1 DPA 1998, s1(1)

2 Data Protection Act 1998; see Schedule 1 - The Data Protection Principles

3 DPA 1998, s55

4 DPA 1998 and related guidance

5 See The Scottish Executive (2003) Sharing Information: A Guide to Good Practice (Edinburgh, HMSO) [ http://www.scotland.gov.uk/library5/health/sicr.pdf ]

6 DPA 1998, s7

7 The Arrangements to Look After Children (Scotland) Regulations 1996, regulation 11

8 Children (Scotland) Act 1995 Regulations and Guidance Volume 2 Children Looked After by Local Authorities, Chapter 1, paragraph 129 p 27

9 5(3) and 5(4) of the Data Protection (Subject Access Modification) (Social Work) Order 2000 (S.I.2000/415)

10 Access to Health Records Act 1990

11 Blackie, J and Patrick H 'Medical Treatment' in Cleland A and Sutherland E (2001) Children's Rights in Scotland; paragraphs 11.46-11.51 p 223-224

12 The Pupils' Educational Records (Scotland) Regulations 2003, regulation 5

13 Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002, s1

14 ibid, Schedule 1 - Scottish Public Authorities

15 ibid, s42

16 ibid, s60

17 ibid, s61

18 ibid, s38

19 ibid, s36


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