Children Act 2001

Duty to notify changes of address to school.

213

213.—(1) The parents or guardian of a child who is detained in a children detention school shall keep the Director of the school informed of their address.

(2) Where a child is transferred pursuant to section 198 , the Director of the school or managers of a place from which the child is transferred shall, where practicable, inform the child’s parents or guardian of the transfer, and until the parents or guardian have been so informed their duty under subsection (1) shall be deemed to be duly discharged if they keep the Director of that school informed of their address.