Child Care Act 1991

Review of services.

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8. F45 [ (1) The Child and Family Agency shall

(a) not later than 6 months after the establishment day of the Agency, prepare the report that, but for the amendment of this section by the Child and Family Agency Act 2013, the Health Service Executive would have been required to have prepared under this section, and

(b) annually thereafter prepare a report on the adequacy of the child care and family support services available. ]

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), F46 [ the F47 [ Child and Family Agency ] ] in preparing a report under this section shall have regard to the needs of children who are not receiving adequate care and protection and, in particular—

(a) children whose parents are dead or missing,

(b) children whose parents have deserted or abandoned them,

(c) children who are in the care of F48 [ the F49 [ Agency ] ],

(d) children who are homeless,

(e) children who are at risk of being neglected or ill-treated, and

(f) children whose parents are unable to care for them due to ill-health or for any other reason.

F50 [ (3) The Child and Family Agency shall give notice of the preparation of a report under subsection (1) to

(a) each child care advisory committee, and

(b) such bodies as the Agency sees fit whose purposes include the provision of child care and family support services,

and shall have regard to any views or information furnished by such committees or bodies in the preparation of the report. ]

(4) F51 [ The F47 [ Child and Family Agency ] ] shall submit a copy of any report prepared under this section to the Minister and may make copies of any such report available to such bodies as are mentioned in subsection (3) (b).

Annotations:

Amendments:

F45

Substituted (1.01.2014) by Child and Family Agency Act 2013 (40/2013), s. 97 and sch. 2, part 4 item 6(a), S.I. No. 502 of 2013.

F46

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

F47

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.

F48

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

F49

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.

F50

Substituted (1.01.2014) by Child and Family Agency Act 2013 (40/2013), s. 97 and sch. 2, part 4 item 6(b), S.I. No. 502 of 2013.

F51

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

Editorial Notes:

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Previous affecting provision: subss. (1) substituted and (3) amended (1.01.2005) by Health Act 2004 (42/2004), s. 75 and sch. 7, part 6 item 7(a), (c), S.I. No. 887 of 2004; substituted as per F-note above.