Children Act 2001

Unconditional release.


209.—Where a child is serving a period of detention in a children detention school, the Minister may at any time order the child’s release from the school on compassionate grounds if he or she is satisfied on the basis of a report from the Director of the school, after consultation with the F194[Director of the Probation and Welfare Service], that exceptional circumstances exist which justify the release.




Substituted (1.03.2007) by Criminal Justice Act 2006 (26/2006), s. 137, S.I. No. 65 of 2007.