The Children Act 1989 Guidance and Regulations
The Children Act 1989 guidance and regulationsVolume 2: care planning, placement and case review.
About this guidanceThis is statutory guidance from the Department for Education. It is issued as guidance under section 7 of the Local Authority Social Services Act 1970 which requires local authorities in exercising their social services functions, to act under the general guidance of the Secretary of State. This guidance should be complied with by local authorities when exercising these functions, unless local circumstances indicate exceptional reasons that justify a variation.Volume 2 of the Children Act 1989 Guidance and Regulations provides guidance,primarily addressed to local authorities and their staff in England, about their functions under Part 3 of the Children Act 1989.