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If the CF university rejects your son and the CI university accepts him, strictly speaking he must confirm the CI offer of a place. You can read more about accepting offers here:
In practice, university decisions are unpredictable. Results time can be an opportunity to re-think. No university could force your son to attend. He could decline the offer and go into Clearing. He could phone a few universities to find out if they would consider him.
It is worth waiting and hoping for a positive decision for the CF university.
If one university is saying that they would consider his application favourably if he misses his offer, you could phone the others now to ask what they would do at Results time. This may not yield much information, but it could be worth a phone call.
Hope this helps!