Children Act 2001 (Amalgamation of Children Detention Schools) Order 2016.

Statutory Instrument No.273/2016
Published date24 May 2016

Notice of the making of this Statutory Instrument was published in

“Iris Oifigiúil” of 24th May, 2016.

I, KATHERINE ZAPPONE, Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, in exercise of the powers conferred on me by section 163A (inserted by section 14 of the Children (Amendment) Act 2015 (No. 30 of 2015)) of the Children Act 2001 (No. 24 of 2001), hereby order as follows:

1. This Order may be cited as the Children Act 2001 (Amalgamation of Children Detention Schools) Order 2016.

2. As and from 1 June 2016 (in this Order referred to as the “amalgamation date”) the following children detention schools situated within the Oberstown Campus, Oberstown, Lusk, in the county of Dublin are amalgamated:

(a) Oberstown Boys’ School;

(b) Oberstown Girls’ School;

(c) Trinity House School.

3. The children detention school formed by the amalgamation of the children detention schools specified in paragraphs (a) to (c) of Article 2 shall be known as Oberstown Children Detention Campus.

4. It is hereby directed that—

(a) any child on whom a period of detention has been imposed in a children detention school specified in paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of Article 2 by an order made or warrant issued by a court that was in force immediately before the amalgamation date but which had not been executed by that date, shall serve the period of detention in Oberstown Children Detention Campus,

(b) any child who, immediately before the amalgamation date, was on an approved absence from a children detention school specified in paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of Article 2, shall be on an approved absence from Oberstown Children Detention Campus, and

(c) any child remanded to a remand centre situated in a children detention school specified in paragraph (a), (b) or (c) of Article 2 by an order made or warrant issued by a court that was in force immediately before the amalgamation date but which had not been executed by that date, shall be remanded to the remand centre situated in Oberstown Children Detention Campus.

GIVEN under my Official Seal,

20 May 2016.

KATHERINE ZAPPONE,

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 amalgamate Oberstown Boys School, Oberstown Girls School and Trinity House School, all of which are children detention schools on the Oberstown campus, Lusk, Co Dublin, into a single legal entity. The...

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