Children Act 2001
Sex and age of detained children.
196.—(1) The Minister shall certify the sex and ages of children who may be detained in each children detention school at any time.
(2) The Minister may vary any certificate under subsection (1), or vary any certificate varied under this subsection, where he or she is satisfied that such a variation is justified.
(3) The Minister shall cause a copy of any certificate or variation of any certificate under this section to be sent to the President of the High Court, the President of the Circuit Court, the President of the District Court and the Director of each children detention school.