Child Care Act 1991

Presumption and determination of age.

32

32.In any application for an order under Part III, IV or VI , the court F225 [ , or for a special care order or an interim special care order under Part IVA (as amended by the Child Care (Amendment) Act 2011), the High Court) ] shall make due inquiry as to the age of the person to whom the application relates and the age presumed or declared by the court F226 [ , or as the case may be, the High Court, ] to be the age of that person shall, until the contrary is proved, for the purposes of this Act, be deemed to be the true age of that person.

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Amendments:

F225

Inserted (31.12.2017) by Child Care (Amendment) Act 2011 (19/2011), s. 18(a), S.I. No. 637 of 2017.

F226

Inserted (31.12.2017) by Child Care (Amendment) Act 2011 (19/2011), s. 18(b), S.I. No. 637 of 2017.