Note: This is a Legacy Copy of this Publication. Legislation Handbook for Childcare Providers

Graham, I. & Lafferty, L. (2005). Legislation Handbook for Childcare Providers.
This handbook is intended to act as a guide to the many areas of legislation that impact upon childcare providers in Irelandin the various sectors, such as day care, school-age childcare or sessional pre-school services. Whether a provider is working in a very small setting or a large establishment, legislation plays an important role in shaping activities and the manner in which te setting is run. The purpose of legislation is primarily to ensure safe, ethical practices whether in connection with protecting children, with work practices or with financial rectitude.