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CHILDREN AND YOUNG PERSONS (CARE AND PROTECTION) ACT 1998 - SECT 245B

Interpretation

245B Interpretation

(1) In this Chapter:

"prescribed body" means:
(a) any body or organisation specified in section 248 (6) or that is prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of that section, or
(b) any other body or class of bodies (including an unincorporated body or bodies), organisation or person prescribed by the regulations for the purposes of this section.
(2) A reference in this Chapter to a prescribed body includes a reference to the person who is the chief executive officer (however described) of the prescribed body.
(2A) In this Chapter:
(a) a reference to a prescribed body includes a reference to any part (however described) of the prescribed body, and
(b) a reference to another prescribed body includes a reference to another part of the same prescribed body.
(3) A reference in this Chapter to information relating to the safety, welfare or well-being of a child or young person includes a reference to information about the following:
(a) an unborn child who is the subject of a pre-natal report under section 25 or a referral to an assessment officer under section 27A,
(b) the family of an unborn child the subject of such a report or referral,
(c) the expected date and place of birth of an unborn child the subject of such a report or referral.



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