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CARE AND PROTECTION OF CHILDREN ACT 2007 (NO 37 OF 2007) - SECT 30

Duties of other persons

    (1)     Each of the following persons must ensure everyone providing services for a child under the person's control or direction is aware of the obligations under section 26 (1):

    (a)     an operator of child-related services;

    (b)     an operator of children's services;

    (c)     the person in charge of a hospital or any other facility for health services;

    (d)     the person in charge of a school or any other educational institution.

Maximum penalty:     200 penalty units or imprisonment for 2 years.

    (2)     Each person who engages another person in child-related employment must ensure the other person is aware of the obligations under section  26 (1).

Maximum penalty:     200 penalty units or imprisonment for 2 years.

    (3)     It is a defence to a prosecution for an offence against subsection (1) or (2) if the defendant has a reasonable excuse.



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