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Children Act 1989

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34(1)Sub-paragraph (2) applies where, immediately before the commencement of Part X—

(a)a person is registered under section 1(1)(b) of the Act of 1948 (registration of persons who for reward receive into their homes children under the age of five to be looked after); and

(b)all the children looked after by him as mentioned in section 1(1)(b) of that Act are under the age of five.

(2)During the transitional period, the provisions of the Act of 1948 shall continue to have effect with respect to that person to the exclusion of Part X.

(3)Nothing in sub-paragraph (2) shall prevent the local authority concerned from registering that person under section 71(1)(a).

(4)In this paragraph “the transitional period” means the period ending with—

(a)the first anniversary of the commencement of Part X; or

(b)if earlier, the date on which the local authority concerned registers that person under section 71(1)(a).

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