Children will receive the same protections from assault as adults from Saturday the 7th November thanks to the Children (Equal Protection from Assault) Act 2019.

Joanna Barrett, NSPCC Scotland policy and public affairs officer, said: “This new law, finally gives children in Scotland their rightful protection against assault and the same safeguards as adults.

 

Read more about this new law at: https://tfn.scot/news/new-law-protecting-children-from-assault-to-come-into-force

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