Provisions of the Childcare Act 2006 coming into force on 1st April 2008
2. The following provisions of the Childcare Act 2006 come into force on 1st April 2008—
(a)sections 1 (general duties of local authority in relation to well-being of young children) and 12 (duty to provide information, advice and assistance) in so far as they are not already in force;
(b)sections 2 (meaning of “early childhood services” for purposes of section 3), 3 (specific duties of local authority in relation to early childhood services), 4 (duty of local authority and relevant partners to work together) and 6 (duty to secure sufficient childcare for working parents);
(c)section 7 (duty to secure prescribed early years provision free of charge) for the purposes of making regulations.