SB 12-52 Child Protection

The Education and Culture Committee is undertaking an inquiry into the decision making processes involved in removing a child from their parent(s).  This paper gives a brief outline of the principles which govern the care and protection of children by public authorities, the main legislation and guidance in the area of children’s hearings and local authority child protection systems together with some key statistics. 

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