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The Children's Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 - A User's Guide

By: Brian Kearney
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Published: 28-04-2022
Format: Paperback
Edition: 1st
Extent: 200
ISBN: 9781780432304
Imprint: Bloomsbury Professional
Dimensions: 216 x 138 mm
RRP : £45.00

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About The Children's Hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 - A User's Guide

The provisions of the Children's Hearings (Scotland) Act have completely re-organised the system and also introduced many new concepts and procedures.

This book provides useful and accessible guidance to the many disciplines which are involved in the working of the systems, including panel members, social workers, reporters, safeguarders and advocacy workers, as well as judges, sheriffs, members of the Faculty of Advocates, solicitors, those involved in the training of panel members and other participants in the system.

The Children's hearings (Scotland) Act 2011 - A User's Guide is an accessible text to both students and professionals.

Table Of Contents

1: The Basic Set-up
2: The Grounds for Referral
3: Who may attend a hearing
4: What can happen before a Grounds Hearing
5: What happens before a Grounds Hearing
6: Possible pre-hearing panel
7: What happens at a Grounds Hearing
8: Reasons for decisions
9: Safeguarders and Curators ad Litem
10: Interim Compulsory Supervision Orders
11: What happens before during and after referral to the Sheriff
12: Appeals to the Sheriff against various decisions of Hearings
13: Hearings on Review
14: Miscellaneous

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