S.I. No. 95/2015 - Children Act 2001 (Designation of Remand Centres) (Amendment) Order 2015.

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S.I. No. 95/2015 - Children Act 2001 (Designation of Remand Centres) (Amendment) Order 2015.

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Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in
“Iris Oifigiúil” of 17th March, 2015.
I, JAMES REILLY, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by subsections (1) to (11) of section 88 (inserted by section 135 of the Criminal Justice Act 2006 (No. 26 of 2006)) of the Children Act 2001 (No. 24 of 2001) and the Remand Centres and Children Detention Schools (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2011 ( S.I. No. 668 of 2011 ), hereby order as follows:
1. (1) This Order may be cited as the Children Act 2001 (Designation of Remand Centres) (Amendment) Order 2015.
(2) This Order comes into operation on 30 March 2015.
2. The Children Act 2001 (Designation of Remand Centres) Order 2012 ( S.I. No. 136 of 2012 ) is amended—
(a) in Article 4(a), by the substitution of “less than 18 years old” for “less than 17 years old”, and
(b) in Article 4(b), by the substitution of “less than 18 years old” for “less than 17 years old”.
GIVEN under my Official Seal,
12 March 2015.
JAMES REILLY,
Minister for Children and Youth Affairs.
EXPLANATORY NOTE
(This note is not part of the Instrument and does not purport to be a legal interpretation)
The effect of this order is to change the age category of male children who may be remanded in custody to Trinity House School and Oberstown Boys’ School. The order provides that from 30 March 2015, males aged not less than 10 years old and less than 18 years old may be remanded in custody to Trinity House School and Oberstown Boys’ School.

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