Tuesday, 27 February 2018

Questions (657)

Timmy Dooley

Question:

657. Deputy Timmy Dooley asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs if Tusla will support suitable approved long-term foster carers in applying to become non-relative guardians under the recently enacted powers of section 6C(2)(b) of the Guardianship of Infants Act 1964, as amended by the Children and Family Relationships Act 2015; if there will be restrictions on rights granted to foster carers if non-relative guardianship was to be granted; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [9329/18]

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