Children Act 2001

Regulations ( Part 6).

70

70.—(1) Further provision may be made by regulations in relation to—

( a) the treatment of children while in custody in Garda Síochána stations,

( b) the role of a parent, guardian or adult relative of a child or another adult (including any representative of F74 [ the F75 [ Child and Family Agency ] ]) who is present in a Garda Síochána station pursuant to this Part while the child is in custody, and

( c) such other matters (if any) as may be necessary or expedient for the purpose of enabling this Part to have full effect and for its due administration.

(2) Pending the making of any regulations under subsection (1)(a), the references to seventeen years in Regulations 9 and 13 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1984 (Treatment of Persons in Custody in Garda Síochána Stations) Regulations, 1987, shall be construed and have effect as if they were references to eighteen years.

Annotations:

Amendments:

F74

Substituted (1.01.2005) by Health Act 2004 (42/2004), s. 75 and sch. 7 part 11 item 12, S.I. No. 887 of 2004.

F75

Substituted (1.01.2014) by Child and Family Agency Act 2013 (40/2013), s. 97 and sch. 2 part 14 item 1, S.I. No. 502 of 2013.

Editorial Notes:

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The Criminal Justice Act 1984 (Treatment of persons in custody in Garda Síochána Stations) Regulations 1987 (S.I. No. 119 of 1987) were amended to reflect the amendments made by this section (14.12.2006) by Criminal Justice Act 1984 (Treatment of persons in custody in Garda Síochána Stations) (Amendment) Regulations 2006 (S.I. No. 641 of 2006).