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Section 8 and the CAO

The signi fic ant change, in summary, replaces the two separ ate s 8 orders, for resid ence and contact, with the new single CAO in which where (and with whom) a child should ‘live’, with whom ‘spend time’ and with whom ‘have contact’ are not only included in one order, but parents are now encour aged to work out these arrange ments for them selves and record them in a selfdrafted parent ing agree ment called in the FJR Report a ‘PA’, only going to the court if a formal order is required.