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Duty to “have due regard” to House of Bishops safeguarding guidance

The Safeguarding and Clergy Discipline Measure 2016 imposes a legal duty on the clergy, readers and lay workers, churchwardens and parochial church councils to “have due regard to guidance issued by the House of Bishops on matters relating to the safeguarding of children and vulnerable adults”.

The Legal Office of the National Church Institutions, in consultation with the National Safeguarding Team, has issued an explanatory note with regard to this area, which can be viewed on the Safeguarding paghes here and also by clicking here.

Page last updated: Thursday 27th February 2020 12:20 PM
First published on: 27th February 2020
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