Child Care Amendment Act (No. 13 of 1999)

1st January 1999

To amend the Child Care Act, 1983, so as to provide for a right of appeal against certain orders relating to children; to provide for the establishment of secure care facilities; to revoke the power of the Minister to transfer certain pupils and children to any institution, custody or supervision mentioned in section 290 of the Criminal Procedure Act, 1977; to provide for the prohibition against the commercial sexual exploitation of children; and to make further provision for the estimation of a person’s age in certain proceedings; and to provide for matters connected therewith.