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Child Protection (Working With Children) Act 2012

New South Wales Government Country Resources Child and Youth General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Australia, New South Wales 27 June 2012 Legislation/regulation child/youth protection

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The object of this Act is to protect children:
(a) by not permitting certain persons to engage in child-related work, and
(b) by requiring persons engaged in child-related work to have working with children check clearances.

The safety, welfare and well-being of children and, in particular,
protecting them from child abuse, is the paramount consideration in the
operation of this Act.

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