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Reporting Suspected Child Abuse

Reporting Suspected Child Abuse

The law protects children from sexual and physical abuse and from neglect. Learn how child protection laws work, and what to do if you think a child is being abused.

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People's Law School
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April 2020 i Last date reviewed by a qualified expert to ensure content up-to-date. See "Tips" in Clicklaw content criteria (bottom of pageside menu) for details.
resource type
child protection, child abuse, sexual abuse, physical abuse, family development response, abuse investigation, removal of a child from the home, criminal charges, Dial-A-Law