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Juvenile Justice Centre Rules (Northern Ireland) 1999

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Contact with children

53.—(1) Every member of staff at a centre shall have responsibility for safeguarding and promoting the rights of children in the centre and he shall ensure that his own conduct is correct and proper at all times.

(2) A member of staff at a centre shall inform the manager, or the medical officer, promptly of a child who appears to be unwell, or whose behaviour or attitude indicates, in the opinion of the member of staff, that he may be suicidal or otherwise require further attention or advice.

(3) Except with the permission of the manager a member of staff shall not take part in a business or pecuniary transaction with, or on behalf of, a child.

(4) Except with the permission of the manager a member of staff shall not bring in or take out, nor attempt to bring in or take out, nor knowingly allow to be brought in or taken out, to or for a child, or deposit in any place with intent that it shall come into the possession of a child, any article or substance whatsoever.

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