Children and Social Work Bill (HL Bill 1)

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department for Education, are published separately as HL Bill 1—EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Lord Nash has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Children and Social Work Bill [HL] are compatible with the Convention rights.

Contents

  1. Part 1

    Children

    1. Chapter 1

      Looked after children

      1. Corporate parenting principles for English local authorities

        1. 1. Corporate parenting principles

      2. Care leavers in England

        1. 2. Local offer for care leavers

        2. 3. Advice and support on request

      3. Educational achievement in England

        1. 4. Duty of local authority in relation to previously looked after children

        2. 5. Maintained schools: staff member for previously looked after pupils

        3. 6. Academies: staff member for looked after and previously looked after pupils

        4. 7. Maintained schools: guidance for staff member for looked after pupils

      4. Care and adoption proceedings in England and Wales

        1. 8. Care orders: permanence provisions

        2. 9. Adoption: duty to have regard to relationship with adopters

    2. Chapter 2

      Other provision relating to children in England

      1. Combined authority functions relating to children

        1. 10. Power to secure proper performance

      2. Serious child safeguarding cases

        1. 11. Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel

        2. 12. Functions of the Panel

        3. 13. Events to be notified to the Panel

        4. 14. Information

      3. Children's social care: different ways of working

        1. 15. Power to test different ways of working

        2. 16. Duration

        3. 17. Consultation

        4. 18. Interaction with law about Secretary of State intervening

        5. 19. Interpretation of sections 15 to 18

  2. Part 2

    Social workers etc in England

    1. Chapter 1

      Social worker regulations

      1. Power to regulate social workers

        1. 20. Social worker regulations

      2. Core content of social worker regulations

        1. 21. The regulator

        2. 22. Registration

        3. 23. Restrictions on practice and protected titles

        4. 24. Professional standards

        5. 25. Education and training

        6. 26. Discipline and fitness to practise

        7. 27. Advisers

      3. Default powers, information, co-operation etc

        1. 28. Default powers

        2. 29. Publication and sharing of information

        3. 30. Duty to co-operate

        4. 31. Transfer schemes

      4. Fees and funding

        1. 32. Fees

        2. 33. Grants

      5. Supplementary content

        1. 34. Offences

        2. 35. Conferral of functions and sub-delegation etc

      6. Consultation

        1. 36. Consultation about social worker regulations

      7. Interpretation etc

        1. 37. Repeal of existing powers to regulate social workers

        2. 38. Interpretation of Chapter

    2. Chapter 2

      Approval of courses in relation to mental health social work

      1. 39. Approval of courses for approved mental health professionals

      2. 40. Approval of courses for best interests assessors

  3. Part 3

    General

    1. 41. Power to make transitional provision

    2. 42. Power to make consequential provision

    3. 43. Regulations: general

    4. 44. Affirmative and negative resolution procedures

    5. 45. Extent

    6. 46. Commencement

    7. 47. Short title