The National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education

Sessional Services

Standard 15: Legislation and Regulation

Being compliant requires that all relevant regulations and legislative requirements are met or exceeded.

Component 15.1

Component 15.1 - All relevant legislation and regulations are met or exceeded by the setting.

Signposts for Reflection


Is your service compliant with the relevant legislation and regulations listed in Appendix 2?

Think about (e.g.)

  • Employment
  • Equality
  • Health and safety
  • Building and planning
  • Data protection


Do you have a named person (or persons) that understands and accepts responsibility for ensuring the service complies with the relevant regulation and legislation included in Appendix 2?


What procedures do you have in place to ensure that the setting keeps up-to-date with new legislation and regulations?

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