Children Act, 2001

Special Residential Services Board.

226.—(1) On the commencement of this section there shall stand established a body, to be known as the Special Residential Services Board, or in the Irish language An Bord Seirbhísí Cónaithe Spesialta, to perform the functions assigned to it by this Part.

(2) The Board shall be a body corporate with perpetual succession and an official seal and power to sue and be sued in its corporate name and, with the consent of the Ministers, to acquire, hold and dispose of land (including rights over or in respect of land) or any other property.

(3) The Board shall, subject to the provisions of this Part, be independent in the exercise of its functions.