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Children (Scotland) Act 2020

Scottish Parliament Country Resources Child Rights Legislation Scotland 2020 Legislation/regulation child/youth protection

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This statute states the regard to be had to children's views under the proceedings of the Adoption and Children Scotland act 2007 and the Children Hearings Scotland act 2011. It also provides how to approach a matter if the child is a vulnerable party and what steps should be taken for a child in their own hearing. Finally, there are further provisions about orders under section 11(1) of the Children (Scotland) Act 1995.

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