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Obligations under the Children First Act 2015

Published: 17 December 2018
From: Department of Public Expenditure and Reform

Under the Children First Act 2015, each department has a number of obligations. Here are the relevant documents which detail how this protocol is being carried out.

Child Safeguarding Statement

The child safeguardign statement sets out the principles and procedures to be observed to ensure, as far as possible, that a child availing of the Department’s relevant services, is safe from harm


Children First Sectoral Implementation Plan

This Plan sets out how the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform Sector will ensure their compliance with the Act


Children First Reporting Protocol

The Protocol outlines the procedures to ensure that the Department and the services funded by the Department, including the bodies under its aegis, comply with the provisions of the Children First Act 2015