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Child Welfare Decree 2010

Government of Fiji Country Resources Child and Youth General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Fiji 10 September 2010 Legislation/regulation child/youth protection, health service

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The purpose of this Decree is to:
(a) ensure mandatory reporting of cases of possible, likely, or actual harm in relation to events discovered by a professional to be affecting the health and welfare of children;
(b) emphasise the duty of care of the professional in handling cases of possible child abuse and outlining the reporting requirements of such cases in their care; and
(c) to protect the confidentiality and integrity of cases and of the professionals handling these cases.

Last Amended: 13.02.2013
First Enacted: 10.09.2010

This legislation document was uploaded to MiNDbank on 29.06.2014.

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