Child Care Act 1991

Warrant to search for and deliver up a child.

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35.Where a justice has made an order under Part IV directing that a child be placed or maintained in the care of F232 [ the F233 [ Child and Family Agency ] ], a justice may for the purpose of executing that order issue a warrant authorising a member of the Garda Síochána, accompanied by such other members of the Garda Síochána or such other persons as may be necessary, to enter (if need be by force) any house or other place specified in the warrant (including any building or part of a building, tent, caravan, or other temporary or moveable structure, vehicle, vessel, aircraft or hovercraft) where the child is or where there are reasonable grounds for believing that he is and to deliver the child into the custody of F232 [ the F233 [ Child and Family Agency ] ].

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Amendments:

F232

Substituted (1.01.2005) by Health Act 2004 (42/2004), s. 75 and sch. 7, pt. 6, item 41, S.I. No. 887 of 2004.

F233

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.