Legislation Essay

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Cypop 5 task 1 legislation The parents of Anjum a little girl who is new to your setting moved to England only 3 months ago. Yours is the first setting that they have used for 18 month old Anjum. They have very little understanding of the legislation covering home based childcare or the role of the regulatory body. * The 4 pieces of legislation that are important for home based childcare and how you would outline these to Anjum’s parents? * How would you go about outlining the regulatory body and its 4 roles to Anjum’s parents? 1.1 Outline the current legislation covering home based childcare and the role of regulatory bodies. The Outline of the current legislation is: There are a number of current legislation laws relating to children and young people in the uk, the most influential of these are as follows: * Sex Discrimination Act (1975) * Race Relations Act (1976) – Amended in 2000 * Education Act (1981) * Public Health (control of Disease) Act (1984) * Education reform Act (1988) * Children Act ( 1989) * Education Act (1993) * Code of practice for the identification and assessment of children with special educational needs ( 1994, revised in 2001) * Reporting of injuries, diseases and dangerous occurrences regulations (Riddor) (1995) * Food Safety (general food hygiene) regulations 1995 * Family Law (1996) * Disability Discrimination Act (1995) * Education Act ( 1997) * Code of Practice for first aid (1997) * Human Rights Act (1998) * Protection of Children Act (1998) * Data protection Act (1998) * Special education needs and disability act (2001) * Care of substances hazardous to health (COSHH) regulations (2002) * Health protection agency act (2004) * Children’s act (2004) * Childcare Act (2006) Also as follows: As Parents I would like you to

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