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Public authorities under the Human Rights Act 1998
Public authorities under the Human Rights Act 1998
Practice notes

Under the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA 1998) public authorities are required act in a way that is compatible with Convention rights. Whether a body is a public authority for the purposes of the HRA 1998 can be determined on whether they are a core or non-core public authority. This Practice Note outlines the case law for both core and non-core public authorities and circumstances to take into account.

Staying put—arrangements for care leavers to remain in foster placements
Staying put—arrangements for care leavers to remain in foster placements
Practice notes

This Practice Note explains the ‘staying put’ arrangements contained in section 23CZA of the Children Act 1989. It covers the purpose of the arrangement, eligibility criteria, how the arrangements should be formalised, what the local authority duties are and the what the implications of continuation of care are for the foster carer.

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