08/07/2008 - These Regulations prescribe the persons and categories of persons who can collect and exchange information under section 99 of the Childcare Act 2006. They consolidate a number of Regulations which are being revoked by these Regulations, as well as making various amendments as a consequence of section 7 of the Childcare Act 2006 coming into force on 1st September 2008. With one exception, they do not contain any substantive changes either to the persons and categories of persons who can provide or receive information, or to the prescribed information which can be provided. The exception is the prescription of a childs early years provider as a person to whom the Secretary of State may provide that childs individual child information.
These Regulations come into force on 1 September 2008.