§ [No. 171]
§ After Clause 59. insert the following new clause:
§ Restriction on removal of child from care of voluntary organisation
§ "Restriction on removal of child from care of voluntary organisation
§ ("25A.—(1) Section 17(8) of this Act shall apply in relation to a child who is not in the care of a local authority under section 15 of this Act but who is in the care of a voluntary organisation. as it applies by virtue of subsection (3A) of the said section 15 to a child in the care of a local authority except that, in the case of a child who is not in the care of a local authority. references in subsection (3A) to a local authority shall be construed as references to the voluntary organisation in whose care the child is.1311
§ (2) For the purposes of this section. a child is in the care of a voluntary organisation if the voluntary organisation is providing accommodation for the child in a residential establishment or has boarded out the child."."
§ Lord WINTERBOTTOM
My Lords, I beg to move that this House doth agree with the Commons in their Amendment No. 171. We discussed this with No. 117, and it relates to the notice of removal of children in the care of voluntary organisations.
§ Moved, That this House doth agree with the Commons in the said Amendment.—(Lord Winterbottoom.)