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Adoption and children (Northern Ireland) bill
Health Minister, Michelle O’Neill, has launched a public consultation on a draft Adoption and Children Bill for Northern Ireland that will modernise the legislation and make it more consistent with the principles and provisions of the Children (Northern Ireland) Order 1995 and international human rights requirements.
Closing date: 10 April 2017
Consultation on Regional Child Protection/Safeguarding Policy and Procedures for Northern Ireland
The Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland (SBNI) is consulting on its regional child protection/safeguarding policy and procedures. The elements included are: the policy and procedures (core procedures, safeguarding practice guidance, individuals who pose a risk to children/young people, roles and responsibilities of the SBNI, protocols); the equality and human rights screening; the rural impact assessment screening.
Closing date: 6 February 2017
Further details can be found on the SBNI website