Child Care (Amendment) Act 2007


Number 26 of 2007


CHILD CARE (AMENDMENT) ACT 2007

REVISED

Updated to 13 April 2017


This Revised Act is an administrative consolidation of the Child Care (Amendment) Act 2007. It is prepared by the Law Reform Commission in accordance with its function under the Law Reform Commission Act 1975 (3/1975) to keep the law under review and to undertake revision and consolidation of statute law.

All Acts up to and including Knowledge Development Box (Certification of Inventions) Act 2017 (6/2017), enacted 12 April 2017, and all statutory instruments up to and including Social Housing Assessments (Summary) Regulations 2013 (Revocation) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 161 of 2017), made 13 April 2017, were considered in the preparation of this Revised Act.

Disclaimer: While every care has been taken in the preparation of this Revised Act, the Law Reform Commission can assume no responsibility for and give no guarantees, undertakings or warranties concerning the accuracy, completeness or up to date nature of the information provided and does not accept any liability whatsoever arising from any errors or omissions. Please notify any errors, omissions and comments by email to

revisedacts@lawreform.ie.


Number 26 of 2007


CHILD CARE (AMENDMENT) ACT 2007

REVISED

Updated to 13 April 2017


Introduction

This Revised Act presents the text of the Act as it has been amended since enactment, and preserves the format in which it was passed.

Related legislation

Child Care Acts 1991 to 2015: this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation, to be construed together as one ( Child Care (Amendment) Act 2015 (45/2015), s. 16(2)). The Acts in this group are:

Child Care Act 1991 (17/1991)

Children Act 2001 (24/2001), ss. 7-15 and 267

Health Act 2004 (42/2004), s. 75 in so far as it amends Child Care Acts 1991 and 2001

Child Care (Amendment) Act 2007 (26/2007), s. 1(2), part 2 and s. 21 in so far as s. 21 amends Child Care Acts 1991 and 2001

Child Care (Amendment) Act 2011 (19/2011), ss. 1-26, 28 to 31, 34, 46, 48

Child Care (Amendment) Act 2013 (5/2013)

Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 (9/2015), s. 175

Child Care (Amendment) Act 2015 (45/2015), other than ss. 14 and 15

Children Acts 2001 to 2015: this Act is one of a group of Acts included in this collective citation, to be construed together as one ( Children (Amendment) Act 2015 (30/2015), s. 1(2)). The Acts in this group are:

Children Act 2001 (24/2001)

Health Act 2004 (42/2004), s. 75 in so far as it amends Children Act 2001

Criminal Justice Act 2006 (26/2006), ss. 120-158

Child Care (Amendment) Act 2007 (26/2007), ss. 1(3), 14-20

Child Care (Amendment) Act 2011 (19/2011), ss. 27, 32, 33, 37-45, 47

Children (Amendment) Act 2015 (30/2015), Parts 1 and 2

Annotations

This Revised Act is annotated and includes textual and non-textual amendments, statutory instruments made pursuant to the Act and previous affecting provisions.

An explanation of how to read annotations is available at

www.lawreform.ie/annotations.

Material not updated in this revision

Where other legislation is amended by this Act, those amendments may have been superseded by other amendments in other legislation, or the amended legislation may have been repealed or revoked. This information is not represented in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the amended legislation if one is available.

Where legislation or a fragment of legislation is referred to in annotations, changes to this legislation or fragment may not be reflected in this revision but will be reflected in a revision of the legislation referred to if one is available.

A list of legislative changes to any Act, and to statutory instruments from 1996, may be found linked from the page of the Act or statutory instrument at

www.irishstatutebook.ie.

Acts which affect or previously affected this revision

Child and Family Agency Act 2013 (40/2013)

Child Care (Amendment) Act 2013 (5/2013)

Child Care (Amendment) Act 2011 (19/2011)

All Acts up to and including Knowledge Development Box (Certification of Inventions) Act 2017 (6/2017), enacted 12 April 2017, were considered in the preparation of this revision.

Statutory instruments which affect or previously affected this revision

Child Care (Amendment) Act 2007 (Commencement) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 509 of 2007)

All statutory instruments up to and including Social Housing Assessments (Summary) Regulations 2013 (Revocation) Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 161 of 2017), made 13 April 2017, were considered in the preparation of this revision.


Number 26 of 2007


CHILD CARE (AMENDMENT) ACT 2007

REVISED

Updated to 13 April 2017


ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

PART 1

Preliminary

Section

1. Short title, collective citation and commencement.

PART 2

Amendment of Child Care Act 1991

2. Definition of “Principal Act”.

3. Amendment of section 29 of Principal Act.

4. Amendment of Part VI of Principal Act.

5. Substitution of section 49 of Principal Act.

6. Amendment of section 50 of Principal Act.

7. Amendment of section 51 of Principal Act.

8. Amendment of section 52 of Principal Act.

9. Amendment of section 53 of Principal Act.

10. Amendment of section 55 of Principal Act.

11. Amendment of section 56 of Principal Act.

12. Amendment of section 57 of Principal Act.

13. Substitution of section 58 of Principal Act.

PART 3

Consequential and other Amendments to Children Act 2001

14. Definition of “Act of 2001”.

15. Amendment of section 16 of Act of 2001.

16. Amendment of section 76A of Act of 2001.

17. Amendment of section 77 of Act of 2001.

18. Amendment of section 225 of Act of 2001.

19. New section 226A in Act of 2001.

20. Substitution of section 227 of Act of 2001.

21. Amendment of other Acts and of statutory instruments to change name of Special Residential Services Board to Children Acts Advisory Board.

SCHEDULE

Amendment of Acts and Statutory Instruments to Change Name of Special Residential Services Board to Children Acts Advisory Board

PART 1

Amendment of Acts to Change Name of Special Residential Services Board to Children Acts Advisory Board

PART 2

Amendment of Statutory Instruments to Change Name of Special Residential Services Board to Children Acts Advisory Board


Acts Referred to

Child Care Act 1991

1991, No. 17

Child Care Acts 1991 and 2001

Children Act 2001

2001, No. 24

Criminal Justice Act 2006

2006, No. 26

Finance Act 2004

2004, No. 8

Freedom of Information Act 1997

1997, No. 13

Health Act 2004

2004, No. 42

Non-Fatal Offences Against the Person Act 1997

1997, No. 26

Taxes Consolidation Act 1997

1997, No. 39


Number 26 of 2007


CHILD CARE (AMENDMENT) ACT 2007

REVISED

Updated to 13 April 2017


AN ACT TO AMEND THE CHILD CARE ACT 1991 AND TO MAKE CONSEQUENTIAL AND OTHER AMENDMENTS TO THE CHILDREN ACT 2001; AND TO PROVIDE FOR RELATED MATTERS.

[8 th May, 2007]

BE IT ENACTED BY THE OIREACHTAS AS FOLLOWS: