Summary

Children's Protection Act 1993 (SA) - Level 1

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The objects of this Act are to:
(a) ensure that all children are safe from harm; and
(b) ensure as far as practicable that all children are cared for in a way that allows them to reach their full potential; and
(c) promote caring attitudes and responses towards children among all sections of the community so that the need for appropriate nurture, care and protection (including protection of the child's cultural identity) is understood, risks to a child's wellbeing are quickly identified, and any necessary support, protection or care is promptly provided; and
(d) recognise the family as the primary means of providing for the nurture, care and protection of children and to accord a high priority to supporting and assisting the family to carry out its responsibilities to children.

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