Child Care Act 1991

PART VIII

Children’s Residential Centres

Definitions for Part VIII

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59.—In this Part—

“children’s residential centre” means any home or other institution for the residential care of children F314 [ in the care of F315 [ the Child and Family Agency ] ] or other children who are not receiving adequate care and protection excluding—

(a) an institution managed by or on behalf of a Minister of the Government or F315 [ the Child and Family Agency ],

(b) an institution in which a majority of the children being maintained are being treated for acute illnesses,

(c) F316 [ ]

(d) a mental institution within the meaning of the Mental Treatment Acts, 1945 to 1966,

(e) an institution which is a “certified school” within the meaning of Part IV of the Children Act, 1908, functions in relation to which stand vested in the Minister for Education;

“centre” means a children’s residential centre;

F317 [ register means a register of children s residential centres that is established or deemed to have been established by the Child and Family Agency under section 61 , and cognate words shall be construed accordingly; ]

“registered proprietor”, in relation to a registered children’s residential centre, means the person whose name is entered in the register as the person carrying on the centre;

“the regulations” means the regulations under section 63.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F314

Substituted by (1.01.2005) Health Act 2004 (42/2004), s. 75 and sch. 7, part 6 item 6(a), S.I. No. 887 of 2005.

F315

Substituted (1.01.2014) by Child and Family Agency Act 2013 (40/2013), s. 97 and sch. 2, part 4 item 16(a), S.I. No. 502 of 2013.

F316

Deleted (1.05.2002) by Children Act 2001 (24/2001), s. 267(1), S.I. No. 151 of 2002.

F317

Substituted (1.01.2014) by Child and Family Agency Act 2013 (40/2013), s. 97 and sch. 2, part 4 item 16(b), S.I. No. 502 of 2013.

F318

Repealed by Health Act 2007 (23/2007), s. 104(1) and sch. 1 pt. 1, not commenced as of date of revision.

Modifications (not altering text):

C30

Prospective affecting provision: section repealed by Health Act 2007 (23/2007), s. 104(1) and sch. 1, part 1, not commenced as of date of revision.

59.— F318 [ ]

Editorial Notes:

E154

Previous affecting provision: definition of “children’s residential centre” amended (1.01.2005) by Health Act 2004 (42/2004), s. 75 and sch. 7, part 6 item 61(a), S.I. No. 887 of 2005; superseded as per F-note above.