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    DescriptionUpdated edition of this popular text consolidating all child-centred legislation, from the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child through to the referendum on children's rights 2012, in an easy-to-understand format. * New to this edition: * Thirty-first Amendment of the Constitution (Children) 2012 *2011 Children First: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children * Criminal Justice Act 2007 * Criminal Justice (Withholding of Information on Offences Against Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012 * Provides a clear interpretation of all child legislation and examines the implications of legislation for early childhood education and care. * Emphasises the care contract that exists in childcare in Ireland, how those working with children are charged with working in the best interests of the child and how this is enshrined in our laws. Written For: All childcare courses and for those working with children in any capacity.

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    The Best Interests of the Child
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Eileen McPartland
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 110 mm
    Height: 178 mm
    Thickness: 11 mm
    Weight: 500 g
    ISBN 13: 9780717157198
    ISBN 10: 0717157199

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBR
    BIC E4L: SOC
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.3
    BIC subject category V2: JKSB1
    BISAC V2.8: POL019000, FAM034000, REL070000, FAM010000
    BIC subject category V2: 1DBR
    DC23: 362.709417
    Thema V1.0: QRM, JKS, JKSB1
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd edition
    Gill & Macmillan Ltd
    Imprint name
    Gill & Macmillan Ltd
    Publication date
    16 October 2013
    Publication City/Country
    Author Information
    Eileen McPartland, MA Higher Education, BComm, Dip Legal Studies, teaches at Liberties College of Further Education, Dublin, on the CACHE Level 3 Diploma in Childcare and Early Education programme. She also teaches on a range of FETAC Level 5 and Level 6 courses including Childcare Management Programmes, Applied Social Studies and Youth & Community Programmes. Eileen is also a business mentor with Dublin City Enterprise Board where she is currently Schools Programme Co-ordinator. She is the author of Supervision & Leadership in Childcare.
    Table of contents
    Introduction Chapter 1: The Irish Constitution to include Thirty-first Amendment of the Constitution (Children) 2012 Chapter 2: UN Convention on the Rights of the Child Chapter 3: Child Care Act 1991 Chapter 4: Protection for Persons Reporting Child Abuse Act 1998 Chapter 5: Definitions of Abuse Chapter 6: Reporting Abuse Chapter 7: The Children Act 2001 Chapter 8: Child Care (Pre-school) Regulations 2006 Chapter 9: Mental Health Act 2001 Chapter 10: Guardianship of Infants Act 1964 Chapter 11: Status of Children Act 1976 Chapter 12: Adoption Act 1988 Chapter 13: Domestic Violence Act 1996 Chapter 14: Data Protection Act 1988 & 2003 Chapter 15: Ombudsman for Children Act 2002 Chapter 16: Educational Welfare Act 2000 Chapter 17: Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs Act 2004 Chapter 18: The Disability Act 2005 Chapter 19: Criminal Justice Acts 2006/2007/2012 Chapter 20: Passport Act 2008 Chapter 21: The Best Interests of the Child Glossary