Tuesday, 23 July 2019

Questions (2522)

Tom Neville

Question:

2522. Deputy Tom Neville asked the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs the secondary legislation enacted since 1 January 2018; and if the legislation in each case placed additional regulatory burdens on small and medium-sized enterprises. [31500/19]

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Written answers (Question to Children)

The following table lists the secondary legislation enacted by my Department since 1 January 2018.

1. Secondary legislation relating to the Childcare Support Act 2018 are Commencement Orders that commence aspects of the primary legislation. These have not, in their own right, placed any additional regulatory burden on small and medium enterprises.

2. Regulations relating to the Adoption Act 2010 have not placed any additional regulatory burden on small and medium enterprises.

3. Regulations relating to the Child Care Act 1991 require School Age Childcare Services to apply for registration with the Child and Family Agency (Tusla) in 2019.

Table

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Relevant Primary Legislation

SI Name

1

Childcare Support Act 2018

Childcare Support Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2019

Childcare Support Act 2018 (Commencement) Order 2018

2

Adoption Act 2010

Adoption Act 2010 (Register of Gender Recognition of Intercountry Adoptions)(Fees) Regulations 2018

Adoption Act 2010 (Section 85) (Fees) Regulations 2018

3

Child Care Act 1991

Child Care Act 1991 (Early Years Services) (Registration of School Age Services) Regulations 2018