Children Act 2001

Persons entitled to be present at hearing.


94.—(1) The Court shall exclude from the hearing of any proceedings before it all persons except—

(a) officers of the Court,

(b) the parents or guardian of the child concerned,

(c) an adult relative of the child, or other adult who attends the Court pursuant to section 91(6),

(d) persons directly concerned in the proceedings,

(e) bona fide representatives of the Press, and

(f) such other persons (if any) as the Court may at its discretion permit to remain.

(2) The order or decision of the Court (if any) in any such proceedings shall be announced in public.