- Child safeguarding practice review—duties of local authorities
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- What is in the new guidance that was not in the old version, and does the guidance flesh out the new responsibilities local authorities have under the Children and Social Work Act 2017 (CASWA 2017)?
- What duties will now be on local authorities and other relevant bodies because of these regulations?
Local Government analysis: The Child Safeguarding Practice Review and Relevant Agency (England) Regulations 2018, which came into force on 29 June 2018, set out the criteria the Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel must consider when determining serious child safeguarding cases, along with arrangements for national reviewers and reports. Chris Fairhurst, partner at McAlister Family Law, Law Society Children Panel Accredited, reviews the provisions of the Regulations.
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