Guernsey and Alderney and including Sark: Children
Legislation, Statutory Guidance, Good Practice Guidance and Advice
Bailiwick Law includes all three Islands
Guernsey and Alderney
If you are a member of the public who has concerns about a child's welfare or safety, and if that child is in Guernsey or Alderney, call a children's services social worker on . Out of office hours, contact the Emergency Duty Team on
Minimum age of criminal responsibility 12 years
If you are concerned about a child in Sark the Sark Children's Protection Panel has been formed to coordinate child protection procedures in Sark.
The Education (Sark) Law, 2001 is hereby amended by inserting into section 1(1)(d) thereof, immediately after the word "schools", the following words -"(including the provision of a safe and secure working environment)".
This mandate includes the duty to inspect education and to work with the Island Safeguarding Office and the Safeguarding hub