Children Act 2001

Non-compliance with suitable person (care and supervision) order.


130.—(1) Where an order under section 129 is in force and it appears to the court which made the order, on application by the probation and welfare officer who is supervising the child concerned, that the child has failed, without reasonable cause, to comply with the order or any condition to which it is subject, the court may—

(a) direct the child to comply with the order or any such condition in so far as it has not been complied with,

(b) revoke the order and substitute another order under section 129 or another community sanction, or

(c) revoke the order and deal with the case in any other way in which it could have been dealt with before the order was made.

(2) The matters to be taken into account by the court in arriving at a decision pursuant to subsection (1) shall include the extent to which, and the period during which, the child has complied with the order in question and any conditions to which it is subject.

(3) Where the court proposes to exercise its powers under subsection (1), it shall summon the child to appear before it and, if the child does not do so, may issue a warrant for his or her arrest.