Education (Welfare) Act 2000

Micellaneous duties of F27[Child and Family Agency] in relation to certain children and parents of certain children.


27.—(1) Where a decision to which paragraph (a) or (c) of section 29 of the Act of 1998 applies is upheld by an appeal committee appointed under that section or where no appeal is brought against such a decision the F27[Child and Family Agency] shall make all reasonable efforts to have the child to whom the decision concerned relates enrolled in another recognised school.

(2) Where the F27[Child and Family Agency], having made all such reasonable efforts as are referred to in subsection (1), fails to have the child concerned enrolled in another recognised school it shall, with the consent of the parents of the child and the Minister, make such other arrangements as it considers appropriate to ensure that the child receives a certain minimum education and shall monitor the progress of the child's education.

(3) A parent who is experiencing problems in ensuring that his or her child attends school regularly may request the advice and assistance of the F27[Child and Family Agency] in relation thereto, and the F27[Child and Family Agency] shall, on receiving such a request, give to the parent concerned all such advice and assistance as it considers appropriate.




Substituted (1.01.2014) by Child and Family Agency Act 2013 (40/2013), s. 97 and sch. 2 part 13 item 1, S.I. No. 502 of 2013.

Editorial Notes:


Previous affecting provision: words in subs. (1) deleted by Education (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2007 (9/2007), s. 6(b), not commenced; repealed (12.11.2020) by Education (Admission to Schools) Act 2018 (14/2018), s. 12(d), S.I. No. 366 of 2020.