Children Act 2001
Procedure at conference.
10.—(1) Subject to the provisions of this Part or any regulations under section 15 , a family welfare conference may regulate its procedure in such manner as it thinks fit.
(2) Subject to any direction of the Children Court pursuant to section 77 , a family welfare conference may be adjourned to a time and place to be determined by it.
(3) The coordinator of a family welfare conference shall ensure, as far as practicable, that any information and advice required by the conference to carry out its functions are made available to it.
Inserted by Child Care (Amendment) Act 2011 (19/2011), s. 30, not commenced as of date of revision.
Modifications (not altering text):
Subs. (4) inserted by Child Care (Amendment) Act 2011 (19/2011), s. 30, not commenced as of date of revision.
F29 [ (4) The procedure referred to in subsection (1) shall —
( a ) be consistent with fairness and natural justice, and
( b ) include a procedure for consulting with the child and for ascertaining the wishes of the child in respect of whom the conference, referred to in subsection (1), has been convened. ]