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What is the difference between an interim supervision order and a supervision order?

An interim supervision order (ISO) is made during the course of care proceedings and is renewed on a regular basis.

A supervision order is the final order at the completion of proceedings

What is an interim supervision order / supervision order?

It is an order placing a statutory duty on to the local authority (LA) to advise and assist the parent or primary carer.

It does not give the LA parental responsibility.

How long do supervision orders last?

The first ISO can be made for up to 8 weeks but it is then renewed every 4 weeks thereafter.

An ISO / supervision order cannot last for longer the 3 years from the initial ISO.

Provided it is within the maximum 3 year period a supervision order can be made from a few months up to the maximum of 3 years.

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