Child Care Act, 1991

Regulations as to residential care.

40.—(1) The Minister shall make regulations in relation to the placing of children in residential care (whether in children's residential centres or in other institutions) 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 residential care;

(b) prescribe the form of contract to be entered into by a health board with persons providing residential care;

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