Child Care Act 1991

Accommodation for homeless children.

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5.Where it appears to F26 [ the F27 [ Child and Family Agency ] that a child is homeless, the F28 [ Agency ] shall ] enquire into the child’s circumstances, and F29 [ if it ] is satisfied that there is no accommodation available to him which he can reasonably occupy, then, unless the child is received into the F30 [ care of the F28 [ Agency ] ] under the provisions of this Act, F31 [ the F28 [ Agency ] shall take ] such steps as are reasonable to make available suitable accommodation for him.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F26

Substituted (1.01.2005) by Health Act 2004 (42/2004), s. 75 and sch. 7, pt. 6, item 4(a), S.I. No. 887 of 2004.

F27

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.

F28

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

F29

Substituted (1.01.2005) by Health Act 2004 (42/2004), s. 75 and sch. 7, pt. 6, item 4(b), S.I. No. 887 of 2004.

F30

Substituted (1.01.2005) by Health Act 2004 (42/2004), s. 75 and sch. 7, pt. 6, item 4(c), S.I. No. 887 of 2004.

F31

Substituted (1.01.2005) by Health Act 2004 (42/2004), s. 75 and sch. 7, pt. 6, item 4(d), S.I. No. 887 of 2004.