Children Act 2001

Amendment of sections 17(2) and 59 of Act of 1991.


267.—(1) The Act of 1991 is hereby amended—

( a) in paragraphs ( a) and ( b) of section 17(2) (period in care of health board under interim care order), by the substitution of “twenty-eight days” for “eight days”, and

( b) in section 59 (definitions for purposes of Part VIII), by the deletion of paragraph ( c) from the definition of “children’s residential centre”.

(2) References in Part V (Jurisdiction and Procedure) of the Act of 1991 to Part IV of that Act shall be construed as including references to F239 [ Part ] IVB (inserted by section 16 ) thereof.




Substituted (31.12.2017) by Child Care (Amendment) Act 2011 (19/2011), s. 34, S.I. No. 637 of 2017.