Children's Authority operational
The Children's Authority of Trinidad and Tobago is now operational and ready to deliver services to children and their families.
This comes following proclamation on Monday 18th May, 2015, of the following pieces of legislation:
- The Children's Authority Act Chap 46.10 (157KB Adobe PDF)
- The Children Act, (2012) (893KB Adobe PDF)
- The Children’s Community Residences, Foster Care and Nurseries Act Chap 46:11; and (818KB Adobe PDF)
- The Adoption of Children Act, 2000 (62KB Adobe PDF)
Stephanie Daly, S.C., Chairman of the Board of Management of the Authority says 'we welcome the proclamations as they contain many new options that can better respond to the needs of children, and represent a new beginning in the way issues related to children will be addressed'.