17. If the parent fulfils all the conditions required by the Act and this Regulation, the childcare centre, home educational childcare coordinating office or day care centre is to grant the application.
If the application is rejected, the decision must be in writing, contain reasons and be communicated to the parent. The decision must inform the parent of the right to apply to the Minister for a review of the decision, in accordance with section 87 of the Act.
In the case of a home educational childcare provider, the coordinating office that granted the provider’s recognition must notify the provider, within 5 working days, of the decision concerning the parent’s application.