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The Child Minding and Day Care (Wales) Regulations 2002

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Arrangements for the protection of children

9.—(1) The registered person shall draw up and implement a written policy which—

(a)is intended to safeguard relevant children from abuse or neglect; and

(b)sets out the procedure to be followed in the event of any allegation of abuse or neglect.

(2) The procedure under paragraph (1)(b) shall in particular provide for—

(a)liaison and co-operation with any local authority which is, or may be, making child protection enquiries in relation to a relevant child;

(b)the prompt referral to the local authority for the area in which the relevant premises are situated, of any allegations of abuse or neglect affecting a relevant child;

(c)written records to be kept of any allegation of abuse or neglect, and of the action taken in response;

(d)consideration to be given in each case to the measures which may be necessary to protect relevant children following an allegation of abuse or neglect;

(e)a requirement for any persons working with relevant children to report any concerns about the welfare or safety of a child to one of the following—

(i)the registered person;

(ii)a constable;

(iii)a person responsible for exercising the functions of the National Assembly under Part XA of the Act;

(iv)an officer of the local authority for the area in which the relevant premises are situated, or

(v)an officer of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children;

(f)arrangements giving persons working with relevant children, access at all times and in an appropriate form, to information which would enable them to contact the local authority for the area in which the relevant premises are situated, or the appropriate office of the National Assembly concerning the welfare or safety of such children.

(3) In this regulation “child protection enquiries” means any enquiries carried out by a local authority in the exercise of any of its functions conferred by or under the Act relating to the protection of children.

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