Case Law

Out-of-area placements: guide to the law

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By Ed Mitchell This is a guide to the law in England, for information on Welsh law about out-of-area placements, see this guide. Contents Introduction Approval process for out-of-area placements Additional rules for ‘at a distance’ placements Emergency placements What placements mean for ‘ordinary residence’ Avoiding disruption in education Safeguarding children out-of-area Introduction Local authorities […]

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