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Safeguarding Board Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

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16.  In this Act—

“child” means a person under the age of eighteen, (but in relation to matters falling within Parts 10, 11 or 12 of or Schedule 1 to the Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 (NI 2), has the meaning assigned to it for the purposes of those provisions);

“committee” means a committee of the Safeguarding Board established under section 7(1) or (2);

“the Department” means the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety;

“prescribed” means prescribed by regulations;

“regulations” means regulations made by the Department;

“relevant persons or bodies” means persons or bodies of any nature exercising functions or engaged in activities relating to children;

“the Safeguarding Board” means the Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland established under section 1;

“statutory provision” has the meaning given in section 1(f) of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 (c. 33).

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