Child Care Act 1991

F180 [ Institution of proceedings by F181 [ Child and Family Agency ] .

23U

23U. If F182 [ the F181 [ Child and Family Agency ] ] believes

( a ) that a person who is arranging or undertaking a private foster care arrangement has not notified it under section 23P , or

( b ) that such a person is not taking all reasonable measures to safeguard the health, safety and welfare of the child concerned,

it may apply to the District Court for one of the following orders:

(i) that a supervision order under section 19 be made in respect of the child,

(ii) that the child be taken into the care of F182 [ the F181 [ Child and Family Agency ] ] under section 13 , 17 or 18 , or

(iii) that the arrangement be terminated and the child returned to his or her parents or guardian,

and the Court may order accordingly. ]

Annotations:

Amendments:

F180

Part IVB (ss. 23O-23X) inserted (23.09.2004) by Children Act 2001 (24/2001), s. 16, S.I. No. 548 of 2004.

F181

Substituted (1.01.2014) by Child and Family Agency Act 2013 (40/2013), s. 97 and sch. 2, part 4 item 1, S.I. No. 502 of 2013.

F182

Substituted (1.01.2005) by Health Act 2004 (42/2004), s. 75 and sch. 7, pt. 6, item 34, S.I. No. 887 of 2004.