Child Care Act 1991

Amendment of section 17 of the School Attendance Act, 1926.

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75. Section 17 of the School Attendance Act, 1926 (which deals with the failure of a parent to comply with the Act) is hereby amended by the substitution for paragraph ( b) of subsection (4) of the following:—

“( b) having heard the health board for the area in which he is resident, make a care order committing him to the care of that board and in such case the provisions of Part IV of the Child Care Act, 1991 shall apply as if the order were an order made thereunder.”.