Legislation

Section 25A – Appointment of independent reviewing officer

Introduction

Previously, the requirement to appoint Independent Reviewing Officers (IROs) for looked after children was contained in Regulations. This new section, inserted by the Children & Young Persons Act 2008, enshrines the duty to appoint IROs on the face of the Children Act 1989. Subsection (2) requires the initial appointment of an IRO for a looked […]

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