Wales Children

Legislation, Statutory Guidance, Good Practice Guidance and Advice

Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) 

FOR ALL YOU DBS NEEDS

All Wales Safeguarding National Procedures app

 LEGISLATION

ALL and MULTI-AGENCY SECTORS

All Bills  

All Legislation  

National Assembly for Wales Legislation

Children (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) Act 2019

Data Protection Act 2018

Social Care, Wales Children and Young Persons, Wales The care planning and case review (miscellaneous amendments) (Wales) regulations 2017

Modern Slavery Act 2015 

Serious Crime Act 2015

Protection of Freedoms Act 2012

Rights of Children and Young Persons (Wales) Measure 2011

Equality Act 2010

Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006

The Children Act 2004

Communications Act 2003

Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003

Freedom of Information Act 2000

Human Rights Act 1998

Public Interest Disclosure Act 1998  

The Children Act 1989

 EDUCATION

The Education (Wales) Act May 2014

Section 175 Education Act 2002 

 HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE

Department for Health and Social Care all Regulations and Guidance

Social Services and Well-being Act 2014 (Wales) 

REGULATORY AUTHORITIES

For Education

Estyn, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate for Education and Training in Wales

Education and Inspections Act 2006

For Health and Social Care

Healthcare Inspectorate Wales

Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW)

Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Wales) Act 2016

The Private Dentistry (Wales) Regulations 2017

National Minimum Standards for Independent Health Care Services in Wales 2011

National Minimum Standards for Regulated Child Care 2012 revised 2016

Care Standards Act 2000

Charity Commission

Charity Commission all Guidance and Regulation

including

Trustees Act 2000

Other 

Gambling Act 2005 

Licensing Act 2003

STATUTORY GUIDANCE

ALL and MULTI-AGENCY SECTORS

All Wales Safeguarding National Procedures app

Welsh Government All safeguarding children guidance

Including

Revised Prevent Duty Guidance: for England and Wales April 2019

Multi-agency statutory guidance on female genital mutilation 2018

The Right to Choose: Multi-agency statutory guidance for dealing with forced marriage 2010 updated 2014

EDUCATION

Welsh Government All safeguarding children guidance

 Including

Keeping learners safe The role of local authorities, governing bodies and proprietors of independent schools under the Education Act 2002 2016

HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE

Department for Health and Social Care all Regulations and Guidance

Welsh Government All safeguarding children guidance

Including

REGULATORY AUTHORITIES

For Education

estyn inspection guidance

Including

estyn key documents safeguarding

 For Health and Social Care

 Care Inspectorate Wales (CIW)

Including

Healthcare Inspectorate Wales

Charity Commission

Charity Commission all Guidance and Regulation 

OTHER

 CPS So-Called Honour-Based Abuse and Forced Marriage Legal Guidance updated July 2019

GOOD PRACTICE GUIDANCE AND ADVICE

 ALL and MULTI-AGENCY SECTORS

All Wales Safeguarding National Procedures app

Welsh Government All safeguarding children guidance

Including

Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 Working Together to Safeguard People Information sharing to safeguard children Non-statutory guide for practitioners updated 2019

Female genital mutilation: guidance for professionals 2019

Child exploitation disruption toolkit April 15th 2019 (England and Wales)

Criminal Exploitation of children and vulnerable adults: County Lines guidance 2018

Whistleblowing: Prescribed persons guidance 2017

Victims of modern slavery – frontline staff guidance 2016

What to do if you’re worried a child is being abused Advice for practitioners March 2015

Multi-agency practice guidelines: Handling cases of Forced Marriage 2010 updated 2014

Safeguarding Children and Young People from Sexual Exploitation 2011 update 2013

The majority of this guidance applies to England only, as matters surrounding child health and welfare are devolved to the Welsh Assembly Government in Wales. However, matters of criminal justice are non-devolved, and will therefore apply to England and Wales equally.

EDUCATION

Welsh Government All safeguarding children guidance

 Including

 HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE

Safeguarding Children and Young People: Roles and Competencies for Healthcare Staff 2019

Protecting children and young people: The responsibilities of all doctors 2018

Charity Commission

Charity Commission all Guidance and Regulation

Including

 CROWN PROSECUTION SERVICE

Female Genital Mutilation Prosecution Guidance updated October 17th 2019

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 


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