In cases concerning a request for the tribunal to change a previous tribunal decision, the Child Welfare Tribunal can choose the deal with the case using the simplified procedure even if the parties to the case have not agreed to this. The simplified procedure will only be used without the parties’ consent in cases where the tribunal chair finds it unproblematic to do so and the case can receive sound consideration using this procedure. If the above-mentioned conditions are met, the tribunal can also choose intermediate solutions as mentioned above.

1. The case is initiated

The municipality brings a case.

2. The parties and children are given the opportunity to state their opinion.

3. Preparations and decisions

The Child Welfare Board makes preparations for the case and decides to deal with the case using the simplified procedure.

4. Decision

The Child Welfare Tribunal writes and sends its decision.