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The Residential Care Home (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2005

These Regulations are made under the Health and Personal Social Services (Quality, Improvement and Regulation) (Northern Ireland) Order 2003.

Part II of the Order establishes the Northern Ireland Health and Personal Social Services Regulation and Improvement Authority (“the Regulation and Improvement Authority”) and Part III provides for the registration and inspection of establishments and agencies, including residential care homes, by the Regulation and Improvement Authority. It also provides powers for regulations governing the conduct of establishments and agencies.