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Foster Child in United Kingdom

Definition of Foster Child

In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Foster Child : A child who is cared for by someone other than its natural or adopted parents or a person having parental responsibility (See foster parent). Local authorities are obliged by law to supervise the welfare of foster children within their area and to inspect and control the use of premises as foster homes. Foster children do not include children who are looked after by relatives or guardians or boarded out by a local authority or voluntary organization.

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

This entry was last updated: May 28, 2015

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