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Definition of Access

In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Access :

Formerly. the opportunity to visit a child that was granted (at the discretion of the court) to its parent when the other parent had the care and control of the child after divorce or when a custodianship order was in force. Since the Children Act 1989 came into force the concept of access has been replaced by that of *contact.

See also section 8 orders.

Access NI checks in North Ireland

Access NI is part of central government which enables organisations in Northern Ireland to make informed recruitment decisions by providing criminal history information on anyone seeking paid or unpaid work in certain defined areas. Access NI checks are performed on each applicant who is being recommended for judicial office.

Access deck in the Building (Scotland) Act 2003

Meaning of Access deck in the context of the Building (Scotland) Act 2003:a structure having a surface in the open air suitable for ingress and egress of persons to a building.

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  • Article Name: Access
  • Author: Agostino Von Hassell
  • Description: Definition of Access In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Access : Formerly. the [...]

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