Child Care Act 1991

F180[Duty in respect of children in private foster care.


23R.Any person arranging or undertaking a private foster care arrangement in respect of a child shall regard the childs welfare as the first and paramount consideration.

(2) Any person undertaking such an arrangement shall take all reasonable measures to safeguard the health, safety and welfare of the child concerned.

(3) Any person arranging such an arrangement shall make all reasonable enquiries to ensure that the person undertaking it is in a position to comply with subsection (2).]




Part IVB (ss. 23O-23X) inserted (23.09.2004) by Children Act 2001 (24/2001), s. 16, S.I. No. 548 of 2004.