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Children (Leaving Care) Bill [H.L.]

This is the Children (Leaving Care) Bill [H.L.], as introduced in the House of Lords on 18th November 1999.

 
EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory Notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department of Health, are published separately as HL Bill 2- EN.


EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Children (Leaving Care) Bill [H.L.] are compatible with the Convention rights.


 
  
Children (Leaving Care) Bill [H.L.]
 
 
 
 
ARRANGEMENT OF CLAUSES
Clause 
1.Further duties of local authorities towards children whom they are looking after.
2.Additional functions of local authorities in respect of certain children.
3.Personal advisers and pathway plans.
4.Advice and assistance for certain children and young persons aged 16 or over.
5.Representations.
6.Exclusion from benefits.
7.Minor and consequential amendments.
8.Interpretation, commencement, extent, Wales and short title.
 


 
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