Child Care (Amendment) Act 2011

36.

Amendment of Act of 2007.

36.— (1) Section 2 of the Act of 2007 is amended—

( a) in subsection (1), in the definition of “designated centre”—

(i) by inserting the following paragraph after paragraph ( a):

“( aa) that is a special care unit,”

(ii) by deleting paragraph ( v),

( b) in subsection (1), by substituting the following definition for the definition of “special care unit”:

“‘special care unit’ has the meaning assigned to it by Part IVA (as amended by the Child Care (Amendment) Act 2011) of the Child Care Act 1991;”,

( c) in subsection (2), by inserting “unit,” after “home,” in each place where it occurs, and

( d) by inserting the following subsection after subsection (2):

“(2A) For the purposes of the definition of designated centre (as amended by the Child Care (Amendment) Act 2011) in subsection (1) and construing references to persons resident in, residents of, and persons who can be accommodated in, a designated centre, such references shall be construed as including children detained in a special care unit in accordance with the Child Care Act 1991 (as amended by the Child Care (Amendment) Act 2011).”.

(2) Section 8 of the Act of 2007 is amended in subsection (1)( c) by deleting “, special care units”.

(3) Section 41 of the Act of 2007 is amended in subsection (1) by deleting paragraph ( d).

(4) Section 73 of the Act of 2007 is amended—

( a) in subsection (2)( c), by deleting “or special care unit”, and

( b) in subsection (4)( a) by deleting “or a special care unit”.

(5) Section 75 of the Act of 2007 is amended—

( a) in subsection (2)( a), by substituting “registered provider or designated centre” for “registered provider, designated centre or special care unit,”,

( b) in subsection (2)( b)(iii), by deleting “or ( d)”.

(6) Schedule 2 of the Act of 2007 is amended in Part 1 by deleting Item 3.