What is a Home-based Childcare? Definition or Meaning

‘Home-based Childcare’ definition:

The following definition is taken from the Standard Instrument – Principal Local Environmental Plan. Home-based childcare means a dwelling used by a resident of the dwelling for the supervision and care of one or more children and that satisfies the following conditions:

(a)  the service is licensed within the meaning of the Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998
(b)  the number of children (including children related to the carer or licensee) does not at any one time exceed 7 children under the age of 12 years, including no more than 5 who do not ordinarily attend school.