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Safeguarding Board Act (Northern Ireland) 2011

Section 12: Arrangements to safeguard and promote welfare of children

Places a duty on each person and body to which this particular section applies to make sure that they have due regard to the need to safeguard and promote the welfare of children in exercising their functions.  It also places a requirement on the bodies to have due regard to any guidance provided by the Department in relation to the exercise of their duty under this section.

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