Children Act, 2001


Children Detention Schools


Interpretation (Part 10).

157.—In this Part, unless the context otherwise requires—

“Act of 1908” means the Children Act, 1908;

“board of management” has the meaning assigned to it by section 164 ;

“child” means a child found guilty or convicted of an offence by a court and in respect of whom a court has made a children detention order;

“Director” means a person appointed under section 180 as Director of a children detention school or, as the case may be, of more than one such school;

“Inspector” means the person appointed under section 185 as Inspector of Children Detention Schools;

“Minister” means the Minister for Education and Science;

“responsible person”, in relation to a child, means a relative of the child or a person in whose care the child is placed under this Act;

“supervision in the community” has the meaning assigned to it by section 207 .