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CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS (CARE AND PROTECTION) ACT 1998 - SECT 231O

Appeals

231O Appeals

(1) A party to an application for an order under this Part who is dissatisfied with an order of the Children's Court transferring, or refusing to transfer, a child protection proceeding may, in accordance with the rules of the District Court, appeal to the District Court against the order.
(2) An appeal under subsection (1):
(a) must be instituted, and (except where instituted by the Secretary) written notice of it must be served on the Secretary, within 10 working days after the day on which the order complained of was made, and
(b) operates as a stay of an order transferring the child protection proceeding to a participating State.
(3) The District Court cannot extend the time limit fixed by subsection (2) (a).
(4) Section 91 (2)-(6) and (8) apply to an appeal under this section as if the appeal were an appeal under section 91 and as if the term "order" in section 91 (2) referred to the order to transfer or refuse to transfer the child protection proceeding.



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