Interpretation of Part I

Orders of the Day — Children (Scotland) Bill – in the House of Commons at 7:30 pm on 1st May 1995.

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Amendments made: No. 131, in page 11, line 18, after '30,' insert 'someone, of whatever age, who is'. No. 133, in page 12, line 7, at end insert— '(6) Where a child has legal capacity to sue, or to defend, in any civil proceedings, he may nevertheless consent to be represented in those proceedings by any person who, had the child lacked that capacity, would have had the responsibility to act as his legal representative.'.—[Lord James Douglas-Hamilton.]