Children Act 2001
F177 [ Petition by child against finding of disciplinary breach or sanction or both
201B. ... ]
Inserted by Children (Amendment) Act 2015 (30/2015), s. 19, not commenced as of date of revision.
Modifications (not altering text):
Prospective affecting provision: section inserted by Children (Amendment) Act 2015 (30/2015), s. 19, not commenced as of date of revision.
F177 [ 201B. (1) A child who is found by a Director to have committed a disciplinary breach under section 201 (amended by section 18 of the Children (Amendment) Act 2015) may, not later than 7 days after the date the child was informed of the finding and the imposition of any sanction, send to the Director, for transmission to the Minister, a petition concerning the finding or sanction or both the finding and sanction.
(2) On receiving such a petition the Minister may obtain from the Director any additional information that the Minister requires for the purposes of this section and shall, as soon as is reasonably practicable and in any event not later than 14 days from the date the Minister receives the petition —
(a) where the finding is a subject of the petition, affirm, modify or revoke the finding, and
(b) where the sanction is a subject of the petition, affirm, modify, suspend (subject to any terms or conditions as he or she may specify), or revoke the sanction,
and shall cause the child concerned to be notified accordingly. ]