Children Act 2001
F39 [ Transitional provisions relating to the Child and Family Agency Act 2013
15B. — (1) In this section, a reference to a provision of this Act is to that provision as it was before it was amended by the Child and Family Agency Act 2013.
(2) Where a family welfare conference convened under section 7 on behalf of the Health Service Executive has not discharged its functions before the establishment day of the Child and Family Agency, the conference shall be deemed to have been convened by or on behalf of the Agency.
(3) Where a direction given by the Health Service Executive under section 7(3) to a family welfare conference is not complied with before the establishment day of the Child and Family Agency, the direction shall be deemed to have been given by the Agency.
(4) Where a recommendation has been made or a matter has been referred to the Health Service Executive by a family welfare conference under section 8 and all matters relating to or arising from the conference proceedings relating to the child concerned have not been concluded under this Act or the Child Care Act 1991 before the establishment day of the Child and Family Agency, the recommendation shall be deemed for the purposes of this Act and the Child Care Act 1991 to have been made or the matter referred to the Agency. ]
Inserted (1.01.2014) by Child and Family Agency Act 2013 (40/2013), s. 97 and sch. 2 part 14 item 2, S.I. No. 502 of 2013.