The handbook is provided as guidance only and is not the law. Providers and other users accept any risk involved in relying on the handbook without having regard to Family Assistance Law.
If there is a conflict or discrepancy between the material in this handbook and Family Assistance Law, Family Assistance Law will prevail. Providers and others who use this handbook should refer to Family Assistance Law for the laws that apply to child care payments and the approval of child care providers and services.
Providers must also know and comply with the conditions of their approval and any relevant terms and conditions in any contractual funding agreements they have entered with the Commonwealth. If there is conflict between material contained in this handbook and conditions of approval or terms in funding agreements then the conditions and terms prevail.