Advice of the Ombudsman for Children on the child care (amendment) bill 2009

Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/116373
Title:
Advice of the Ombudsman for Children on the child care (amendment) bill 2009
Authors:
Ombudsman for Children Office (OCO)
Publisher:
Ombudsman for Children’s Office
Issue Date:
Aug-2010
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10147/116373
Item Type:
Report
Language:
en
Description:
The Child Care (Amendment) Bill 2009 was published on 16 September 2009 by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs. The Bill provides for the High Court to have statutory jurisdiction to hear applications by the HSE for special care orders or interim special care orders where a child’s welfare may require his or her detention in a special care unit. The Bill also addresses the question of the appointment of guardians ad litem and provides for the registration and inspection of special care units in accordance with the Health Act 2007.Section 7(4) of the Ombudsman for Children Act 2002 provides that the Ombudsman for Children shall at the request of a Minister of Government provide advice to the Minister on any matter relating to the rights and welfare of children, including the probable effect on children of the implementation of proposals for legislation. The Child Care (Amendment) Bill 2009 was referred to the Ombudsman for Children by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs for comment and the advice below has been prepared in accordance with the statutory function set out in section 7(4) of the 2002 Act.
Keywords:
CHILD; CHILD HEALTH; CHILD HEALTH SERVICES; LEGISLATION

Full metadata record

DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorOmbudsman for Children Office (OCO)en
dc.date.accessioned2010-11-26T10:38:58Z-
dc.date.available2010-11-26T10:38:58Z-
dc.date.issued2010-08-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/116373-
dc.descriptionThe Child Care (Amendment) Bill 2009 was published on 16 September 2009 by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs. The Bill provides for the High Court to have statutory jurisdiction to hear applications by the HSE for special care orders or interim special care orders where a child’s welfare may require his or her detention in a special care unit. The Bill also addresses the question of the appointment of guardians ad litem and provides for the registration and inspection of special care units in accordance with the Health Act 2007.Section 7(4) of the Ombudsman for Children Act 2002 provides that the Ombudsman for Children shall at the request of a Minister of Government provide advice to the Minister on any matter relating to the rights and welfare of children, including the probable effect on children of the implementation of proposals for legislation. The Child Care (Amendment) Bill 2009 was referred to the Ombudsman for Children by the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs for comment and the advice below has been prepared in accordance with the statutory function set out in section 7(4) of the 2002 Act.en
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherOmbudsman for Children’s Officeen
dc.subjectCHILDen
dc.subjectCHILD HEALTHen
dc.subjectCHILD HEALTH SERVICESen
dc.subjectLEGISLATIONen
dc.titleAdvice of the Ombudsman for Children on the child care (amendment) bill 2009en
dc.typeReporten
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