Child Development

Legislation Document:

Learner name: Puja Tutor Name: Donna   Read the policy or information on the legislation and evidence your knowledge below

|Legislation Title : Children’s Act 1989, Children’s Act 2004                                                                                     |
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|Where this policy/information kept in your workplace?                               |What policy links to this legislation?                       |
|                                                                                   |Every Child Matters 04, Children’s Act 2004,Data Protection |
|                                                                                   |Act 1998, Health and Safety at Work Act 1974                 |
|Summarise the main points of the legislation:                                                                                                     |
|This Act identifies the responsibilities of parents and professionals who must work to ensure the safety of the child. This Act includes two     |
|sections which focus only on child protection.                                                                                                   |
|Section 47 states that local authority has a duty to investigate when they have reasonable cause to suspect that a child who lives or is found in|
|their area is suffering or likely to suffer, significant harm.                                                                                   |
|Section 17 stated that services must be put into place by local authorities to safeguard and promote the welfare of children within their area   |
|who are in need.                                                                                                                                 |