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CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS (CARE AND PROTECTION) ACT 1998 - SECT 113

Request for assistance

113 Request for assistance

(1) A parent, child or young person, or any other person may ask the Secretary for assistance:
(a) if there is a serious or persistent conflict between the parents and the child or young person of such a nature that the safety, welfare or well-being of the child or young person is in jeopardy, or
(b) if the parents are unable to provide adequate supervision for the child or young person to such an extent that the safety, welfare or well-being of the child or young person is in jeopardy.
(2) On receiving a request for assistance, the Secretary may provide or arrange for the provision of such advice or assistance as is necessary:
(a) to help the parents and the child or young person to resolve the conflict between them without recourse to legal proceedings, or
(b) to ensure that the child or young person is adequately supervised, or
(c) to enable the child or young person and his or her parents to have access to appropriate services.



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