Amendments made: No. 94, in page 58, line 12, at end insert—
'(d) a local authority foster parent with whom the child has lived for a period of at least one year immediately preceding the application.'.
No. 95, in page 59, line 3, after first "made", insert—
No. 96, in page 59, line 4, at end insert—
(b) any section 8 order in force with respect to the child should be varied or discharged.'.
No. 97, in page 59, line 14, leave out "later order made" and insert—
'other order in force with respect to the child'.
No. 98, in page 60, line 2, at end insert—
'(ca) any individual not falling within any of paragraphs (a) to (c) who has, or immediately before the making of the special guardianship order had, parental responsibility for the child;'.
No. 278, in page 60? leave out lines 11 and 12 and insert—
'(3) The following must obtain the leave of the court before making an application under subsection (1)—
No. 279, in page 60, line 17, leave out—
'parent or guardian of the child'
person falling within subsection (3)(b), (c) or (d)'.
§ No. 231, in page 60, line 18, leave out "of' and insert "in".64
§ No. 101, in page 60, leave out lines 20 to 22.
No. 102, in page 61, line 5, leave out—
'A local authority may, and in prescribed cases must,'.
No. 103, in page 61, line 9, at end insert—
(c) any other person who falls within a prescribed description,'.
No. 104, in page 61, leave out lines 10 and 11 and insert—
'a local authority may carry out an assessment of that person's needs for special guardianship support services (but, if the Secretary of State so provides in regulations, they must do so if he is a person of a prescribed description, or if his case falls within a prescribed description, or if both he and his case fall within prescribed descriptions).
( ) A local authority may, at the request of any other person, carry out an assessment of that person's needs for special guardianship support services.'.
No. 105, in page 62, leave out lines 20 to 22 and insert—
any person to whom they may provide special guardianship support services'.[Jacqui Smith.]