Child Care Act, 1991

Regulations as to foster care.

39.—(1) The Minister shall make regulations in relation to the placing of children in foster care by health boards under section 36 and for securing generally the welfare of such children.

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), regulations under this section may—

(a) fix the conditions under which children may be placed in foster care;

(b) prescribe the form of contract to be entered into by a health board with foster parents;

(c) provide for the supervision and visiting by a health board of children in foster care.