parenting order

parenting order

a court order which compels a parent to attend parenting classes and to fulfil other requirements as determined necessary by the court for improving a child's behaviour. They are granted following prosecution for non-attendance at school or following a permanent exclusion or a second fixed-term exclusion within 12 months. There are similar Scottish provisions under different legislation.
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These included failing to ensure her daughter's regular attendance at school and the breach of a parenting order.
There are two main routes to obtaining such an order: (1) as part of a custody and access or parenting order; or (2) as part of a Queen's Bench Protection Order.
His father was given a 12-month parenting order to assist him as he brings the boy up.
But while the PS60 fine imposed by the school is relatively modest compared to the cost of the holidays, you also risk being taken to court where you could be hit with a parenting order - and a fine of PS1,000.
Frankly, when parents behave like that they should be subject to a parenting order, they should be fined for their children's behaviour.
Another parent was fined pounds 65, with a further pounds 65 payable in costs, and issued with a parenting order.
Mum Julie, 40, who was given a 12-month parenting order, said her son scared her, adding: "I've tried my best."
Warwickshire County council has issued a reminder to parents that they could face a court appearance, a fine, a parenting order or even imprisonment if their children skip class.
A MUM has been given a parenting order to help ensure she gets her children to school.
She will still have to attend court next month so that the council can apply for a parenting order against her.
* change the parenting order or agreement on a temporary basis, to support the child's relationship with the rejected parent or give an intervention time to work;
Issued with parenting order. March 24, 2003: Four offences of failing to ensure a child attends school.