Care of Children Act 2004

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6 Child’s views


This subsection applies to proceedings involving—


the guardianship of, or the role of providing day-to-day care for, or contact with, a child; or


the administration of property belonging to, or held in trust for, a child; or


the application of the income of property of that kind.


In proceedings to which subsection (1) applies,—


a child must be given reasonable opportunities to express views on matters affecting the child; and


any views the child expresses (either directly or through a representative) must be taken into account.

Compare: 1968 No 63 s 23(1), (2)