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Policy Safeguarding children policy

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4. The legal and national guidance framework

The legal framework that we work in is set out in the following acts of parliament and national guidance.

  • Children Act 2004
  • Chief Inspectors Reports on arrangements to Safeguard Children (2002 and 2005)
  • Victoria Climbie Inquiry Report
  • Every Child Matters
  • Working Together 2010 (updated expected January 2013).
  • National Service Framework for Children, Young People and Maternity Services
  • UN convention of the Rights of the Child
  • Public Sector Data Sharing: Guidance on the law