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Regulation 24 Placement

Regulation 24 of the Care Planning, Placement and Review (England) Regulations 2010, which became effective from 1 April 2011, sets out the process for placing Looked After Children with relatives or friends or (Connected Persons) where the carers are not already approved as foster carers.

Prior to 1 April 2011, these placements were made under Regulation 38 of the Fostering Services Regulations 2002 and were often referred to as 'Regulation 38 Placements'.