UK Legislation - Children and Families Act 2014

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Advice And Information
Address:
c/o The National Archives, Kew, Richmond, Surrey TW9 4DU
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The Children and Families Act 2014 is an Act of the Parliament of the UK. This is a landmark and wide-ranging Act designed to fully reform services for vulnerable children by giving them greater protection (paying special attention to those with additional needs), and also by helping parents and the family as a whole.

There are ten important parts to the Act, each of which makes substantial changes and new provisions to various areas of child welfare and family law:

The Children and Families Act is accompanied by the Special Educational Needs and Disability Code of Practice: 0 to 25 Years and the Special Educational Needs and Disability Regulations 2014.

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Age range:
0 - 25 years
Eligibility criteria:
  • Open to everyone
Referral route:
  • No referral needed
Last updated on:
31/07/2020