Children Act, 2001

Children in care of health board.

268.—While a child is in the care of a health board pursuant to any provision of this Act, the health board shall—

(a) have the like control over the child as if it were his or her parent, and

(b) do what is reasonable (subject to the provisions of this Act) in all the circumstances of the case for the purpose of safeguarding or promoting the child's health, development or welfare.