Child Care Act, 1991

Regulations as to placement with relatives.

41.—(1) The Minister shall make regulations in relation to the making of arrangements by health boards under section 36 (1) (d) for the care of children 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 by health boards with relatives;

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

(c) provide for the supervision and visiting by a health board of children placed with relatives.