Section 79U Rights of entry etc. in England
211.This section gives registered inspectors powers of entry to any premises on which child minding or day care is provided. Entry may be gained for general inspection purposes or where an inspector reasonably believes a child may be at risk. It is an offence carrying a fine of up to level 4 on the standard scale to obstruct an inspector exercising his powers under this section.
Section 79V Function of local authorities
212.This section provides that, in accordance with regulations, local authorities will provide information, training and advice on child minding and day care provision.