Child Care Act 1991
F167 [ Notice of private foster care arrangement.
23P. — (1) A person arranging or undertaking a private foster care arrangement shall give notice to the F168 [ Child and Family Agency ] in the manner specified in section 23Q not less than thirty days before the placement.
(2) Where a child is placed in a private foster care arrangement owing to an unforeseen emergency, both the person making the arrangement and the person undertaking it shall notify the F168 [ Child and Family Agency ] in the manner specified in section 23Q as soon as practicable and not more than 14 days after the placement.
F169 [ (3) Any person arranging or undertaking a private foster care arrangement who has submitted to the Health Service Executive before the establishment of the Child and Family Agency the information the Health Service Executive required in relation to the arrangement or undertaking shall be deemed to have complied with subsection (1) . ] ]
Part IVB (ss. 23O-23X) inserted (23.09.2004) by Children Act 2001 (24/2001), s. 16, S.I. No. 548 of 2004.
Substituted (1.01.2014) by Child and Family Agency Act (40/2014), s. 97 and sch. 2, part item 1, S.I. No. 502 of 2014.
Substituted (1.01.2014) by Child and Family Agency Act 2013 (40/2013), s. 97 and sch. 2, part 4 item 12, S.I. No. 502 of 2013.
Modifications (not altering text):
Application of section restricted (1.11.2010) by Adoption Act 2010 (21/2010), s. 15(2), S.I. No. 511 of 2010.
Care of child pending placement.
(2) Section 23P of the Child Care Act 1991 does not apply to—
(a) the making of an arrangement by an accredited body under subsection (1), or
(b) a person undertaking the care of a child under the arrangement.
Previous affecting provision: subs. (3) substituted (1.01.2005) by Health Act 2004 (42/2004), s. 75 and sch. 7, part 6 item 30, S.I. No. 887 of 2004; substituted as per F-note above.
Previous affecting provision: “health board” construed as “Health Service Executive” (1.01.2005) by Health Act 2004 (42/2004), ss. 56 and 66, S.I. No. 887 of 2004; substituted as per F-note above.