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Mandate NOW Response: Mandatory Reporting – NSPCC Position is Contradictory

  There are three possible categories of argument for keeping the disclosure of abuse in Regulated Activities1 discretionary. 1. That the reporting rate is already so high that no compulsion is required. 2. That although the reporting rate is not very high, mandatory reporting would not increase it significantly 3. That a low rate of reporting is […]

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Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse : “Law must change” say Rape & CSA charities

NAPAC (the National Association for People Abused in Childhood) is leading a coalition of charities in the call for legislation to introduce ‘Mandatory reporting’. The law would make failure to report suspected or known child abuse in ‘Regulated Activities’ a criminal offence. Regulated Activities include schools, sports clubs linked to national sports bodies, children’s homes and faith organisations*. […]

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