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Statutory Guidance on Part 3 (Children's Services Planning) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014

Published: 23 Dec 2016
Part of:
Children and families, Communities and third sector
ISBN:
9781786527097

Guidance for local authorities and health boards on exercising the functions conferred by Part 3 (Children's Services Planning) of the Act.

110 page PDF

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110 page PDF

879.7kB

Contents
Statutory Guidance on Part 3 (Children's Services Planning) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014
Section 15: Guidance In Relation To Children's Services Planning

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Section 15: Guidance In Relation To Children's Services Planning

149. A local authority, relevant health board and "other service provider" (as defined in section 7(1)) must have regard to any guidance issued by Scottish Ministers about children's services planning. Guidance may relate to any of the functions conferred by Part 3 (other than the function of complying with section 12).

150. Before issuing or revising guidance, Scottish Ministers must consult with any person or organisation to which it relates (i.e. local authorities, health boards, etc.) and any other persons they consider appropriate.

151. This guidance document (Statutory Guidance on Part 3) is issued under section 15 of the Act. Every local authority, territorial health board and "other service provider" must have regard to it.


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