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Original name: Laki (1302/2014) lastensuojelulain muuttamisesta (417/2007).
Name: Act (1302/2014) amending the Child Welfare Act (417/2007).
Country: Finland
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2014-12-30
Entry into force:
ISN: FIN-2014-L-101110
Bibliography: Act online in Finnish and Swedish Act online in Finnish and Swedish Ministry of Social Affairs and Health, FINLEX,, Finland, 6 pp. PDF in Finnish PDF in Finnish (consulted on 2016-01-25)
Abstract/Citation: Introduces new sections 37b, 38a and 76a concerning emergency support in open care, decision to continue emergency placement and securing accommodation and livelihood in aftercare.

Amends sections 3 ss.2, 3a ss.1, 25 ss.1 and ss.3, 25a and 25b, 25c ss.3, 25d, 26, 27, 30 ss.1 and ss.2, 34 ss.1, 36, 37 ss.2, 37a ss.1, 38, 39a, 89 ss.1 p.2 and 90 concerning preventive child welfare, notification obligation, contact with social services for the assessment of the need for support, keeping records, anticipatory child protection notification, child welfare authorities' notification, initiating a child welfare case and investigation of child protection needs, initiating a client relationship in child protection, client plan and open care. Sections as amended by Acts 88/2010, 911/2012, 542/2011, 88/2010, 542/2011 and 88/2010.

Repeals chapter 2 ss.2 section 31 and section 35 ss.2.
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