Child Care (Amendment) Act 2015


Number 45 of 2015

Child Care (Amendment) Act 2015



1. Definitions

2. Amendment of section 2 of Principal Act

3. Amendment of section 23J of Principal Act

4. Amendment of section 23NO of Principal Act

5. Amendment of section 45 of Principal Act

6. Assessment of need

7. Aftercare plan - eligible child

8. Aftercare plan - eligible adult

9. Review and update of aftercare plan

10. Amendment of section 58D of Principal Act

11. Amendment of section 58H of Principal Act

12. Amendment of section 58J of Principal Act

13. Miscellaneous amendments to Principal Act

14. Amendments to other Acts

15. Repeals

16. Short title, collective citation and commencement


Miscellaneous Amendments


Miscellaneous Amendments to Principal Act


Amendments to Other Acts


Acts Repealed

Acts Referred to

Child and Family Agency Act 2013 (No. 40)

Child Care (Amendment) Act 2011 (No. 19)

Child Care Act 1991 (No. 17)

Child Care Acts 1991 to 2015

Children Act 2001 (No. 24)

Guardianship of Infants Act 1964 (No. 7)

Health (Nursing Homes) Act 1990 (No. 23)

Health Act 2004 (No. 42)

Health Act 2007 (No. 23)


Number 45 of 2015


An Act to provide for the preparation by the Child and Family Agency of aftercare plans to provide for the giving of assistance by the Agency, subject to the resources available to the Agency, to meet the needs of certain persons who have been in the care of that Agency; to provide for the inspection of premises in which it is proposed to provide early years service; and for those and other purposes, to amend the Child Care Act 1991 ; the Children Act 2001 ; the Health Act 2007; the Child and Family Agency Act 2013 ; and to provide for related matters.

[10th December, 2015]

Be it enacted by the Oireachtas as follows: