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Juvenile Justice Centre Rules (Northern Ireland) 1999

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4.—(1) In these rules the following expressions have the meanings hereby assigned to them:—

Board” means the Board of Management having responsibility for the management or control of a juvenile justice centre;

“centre” means a juvenile justice centre provided under Article 51 of the Order;

“child” means a young person who is remanded or ordered to be detained in a juvenile justice centre;

“food” includes drink;

“inspector” means any authorised person exercising his powers under Article 55 of the Order;

“manager”, in relation to a centre, means the person for the time being having the management or control of a centre or the person nominated by him to act on his behalf;

“medical officer”, in relation to a centre, means a registered medical practitioner appointed by the Board and references to the medical officer shall include references to other members of the medical and nursing professions;

“Order” means the Criminal Justice (Children) (Northern Ireland) Order 1998;

“parent” includes the guardian or authority who has for the time being responsibility for the care of a child;

“police officer” means any member of the Royal Ulster Constabulary;

Secretary of State” includes officers of the Northern Ireland Office.

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