Changes to legislation: Children Act 1989 is up to date with all changes known to be in force on or before 29 Nov 2020. There are changes that may be brought into force at a future date. Changes that have been made appear in the content and are referenced with annotations.

1989 c. 41

An Act to reform the law relating to children; to provide for local authority services for children in need and others; to amend the law with respect to children’s homes, community homes, voluntary homes and voluntary organisations; to make provision with respect to fostering, child minding and day care for young children and adoption; and for connected purposes.

[16th November 1989]

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