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Section 14E of the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989) provides that ChA 1989, s 11(7) (apart from paragraph (c))—the power to impose conditions to an...
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29th Sep
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Special Guardianship Orders and the remuneration of former foster carersSection 14A(11) of the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989) provides that 'The court...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Earl of Suffolk Legal 28th Sep
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The Children and Families Act 2014 (CFA 2014) received Royal Assent on 13 March 2014 and introduced reforms to the current legislation relating to...
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28th Sep
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Whereas the making of a special guardianship order will automatically discharge a care order by virtue of section 91(5A) of the Children Act 1989 (ChA...
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The section 14A(11) of the Children Act 1989 provides that 'The court may not make a special guardianship order unless it has received a report…[from...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Earl of Suffolk Legal 28th Sep
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Existing ordersMaking a special guardianship order (SGO) does not automatically discharge any existing orders made under section 8 of the Children Act...
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27th Sep
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Special guardianship ordersA special guardianship order (SGO) is an order appointing one or more individuals to be a child's special guardian. It has...
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26th Sep
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Special guardianship ordersA special guardianship order (SGO) gives non-parents a more permanent legal status than they would have if they were named...
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25th Sep
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Duration of special guardianship ordersA special guardianship order (SGO) will continue until the child attains the age of 18 unless it is discharged...
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Support for special guardiansUnder the Children Act 1989 (ChA 1989), local authorities have an obligation to make arrangements for the provision of...
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Circumstances in which a special guardianship order may be madeThe court may make a special guardianship order (SGO):•as the result of a free-standing...
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