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Services that a local authority is under a duty to provide for children in need and their families under Part 111 of the Children Act. One of the primary purposes of such services is to prevent, wherever possible, the circumstances under which it becomes necessary for compulsory action to be taken (e.g. for the local authority to apply to court for a care order or an emergency protection order).

Subjects: Law.

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