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Members' update: recent provisions collated [13/12/17]

Provisions will be of interest to members

IACP has assembled recent provisions that will be of interest to members. If there are any queries, please contact  Head Office.

Press release from Minister Zappone (above)  announcing the commencement of remaining provisions of Children First Act 2015 on 11th December 2017 (1)

 Latest edition of Children First Guidance 2017, published 2nd October and which will supersede 2011 document from 11th December 2017 (2);

 Page from Tusla's website, introducing various materials it has on website to assist organisations with their obligations under CFA 2015 (3);

 Guidance from Tusla on how to develop a Child Safeguarding Statement (4);

 A full list of "relevant services" under the CFA 2015 (5);

 Best Practice Principles for developing CF Training Programmes (6);

 Short Guide for Reporters - when to report concerns to Tusla (7);

 A full list of those who are "mandated persons" under CFA 2015 (8)

  A link to their free online e-learning programme about Children First (9):






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