New clause. — (Establishment of Case Committees.)

Part of Orders of the Day — CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS BILL [Lords] – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 5th July 1963.

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  1. (3) The case committee shall delegate to the interviewing panel the consideration of the welfare of any child—
    1. (a) referred do them by a chief officer of police, or
    2. (b) referred to them by the chief education officer of their area, or
    3. (c) whose parent or guardian is dissatisfied with a decision of the local authority not to receive him into care, or
    4. (d) whose welfare, in the opinion of the children's officer, presents special difficulty, or
    5. (e) in respect of whom the children's officer is unable to secure the agreement of the parent or guardian for the care, training or treatment, which he thinks appropriate. or
    6. (f) in respect of whom it is proposed to assume parental rights under section 2 of the Children Act 1948.
  2. (4) For the purposes of section 2 of this Act (which provides for children and young persons in need of care, protection or control) it shall be evidence that a child or young person is not receiving such care, protection and guidance as a good parent may reasonably be expected to give if he or his parent or guardian or both have failed to attend a meeting of the interviewing panel to which they have been called.—[Mr. MacColl.]