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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

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Contents
Statutory Guidance on Part 3 (Children's Services Planning) of the Children and Young People (Scotland) Act 2014
Appendix B: Part 3 Duties By Person(S) And Organisation

110 page PDF

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Appendix B: Part 3 Duties By Person(S) And Organisation

A local authority and relevant health board For each three year period prepare a Children's Services Plan for the local authority area (section 8)
Give other service providers an effective opportunity to participate in, or contribute to the plan and any review or revision of the plan (sections 10(1)(a) and 11(2))
Consult other organisations (section 10(1)(b))
Provide copies of the Plan to Scottish Ministers and other service providers (section 10(7)(a))
Publish the plan (section 10(7)(b))
Keep the plan under review (section 11(1))
Provide services in accordance with the plan (section 12(1))
Publish an annual report (section 13(1))
Comply with any directions by Scottish Ministers (section 16)
"Other service providers" Participate in, and contribute to the preparation and review of the Plan (sections 10(5) and 11(2)
If they disagree with the Plan, any review or revision of the Plan, to prepare and publish a notice of, and the reasons for the disagreement (section 10(8))
Provide services in accordance with the plan (section 12(1))
Meet reasonable requests for information, advice or assistance in relation to the Plan from a local authority or relevant health board (section 14)
Comply with any directions by Scottish Ministers (section 16)
"Such organisations" as fall within section 10(2) and social landlords Meet reasonable requests to participate or contribute to the preparation of a plan (section 10(6))
Meet reasonable requests for information, advice or assistance in relation to the Plan from a local authority or relevant health board (section 14)

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