Child Care Act 1991

Regulations as to foster care.

39

39. (1) The Minister shall make regulations in relation to the placing of children in foster care by F252 [ the F253 [ Child and Family Agency ] ] under section 36 and for securing generally the welfare of such children.

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), regulations under this section may—

( a) fix the conditions under which children may be placed in foster care;

( b) prescribe the form of contract to be entered into by F252 [ the F253 [ Child and Family Agency ] ] with foster parents;

( c) provide for the supervision and visiting by F252 [ the F253 [ Child and Family Agency ] ] of children in foster care.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F252

Substituted (1.01.2005) by Health Act 2004 (42/2004), s. 75 and sch. 7, pt. 6, item 45(a) and (b), S.I. No. 887 of 2004.

F253

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.

Editorial Notes:

E102

Prospective affecting provision: role assigned to Chief Inspector to inspect performance by the Child and Family Agency of its functions under section by Health Act 2007 (23/2007), s. 41(1)(a), not commenced as of date of revision; as amended (1.01.2014) by Child and Family Agency Act 2013 (40/2013), s. 97 and sch. 2 part 20 item 7, S.I. No. 502 of 2013.

E103

Power pursuant to section exercised (21.12.2015) by Child Care (Placement of Children in Foster Care) (Amendment) Regulations 2015 (S.I. No. 606 of 2015).

E104

Power pursuant to section exercised (31.10.1995) by Child Care (Placement of Children in Foster Care) Regulations 1995 (S.I. No. 260 of 1995).