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Child Care Board Act

The Parliament of Barbados; Government of Barbados Country Resources Child and Youth General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Barbados 1 October 1981 Legislation/regulation child/youth protection

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This is an act to make better provisions for the care and protection of children

The Child Care Board is a Statutory Body established by the Child Care Board Act of 1969 and amended 1981. The Board's functions are:-
(1) To provide and maintain Child Care Centres for the safe keeping of children in need of care and protection.
(2) To provide counselling and other services to meet their special needs
(3) To place children in Foster Care.
(4) To register, license and regulate Private Day Care Services.


Child Care Board Act
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