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Special Rapporteur on Child Protection, UCC School of Law's Professor Conor O'Mahony, publishes annual report
This is the 13th annual report from the Special Rapporteur on Child Protection, and Professor O'Mahony's first in the role.
This report pertains to the 2019 calendar year, and is available to download from the Government's website here: Click to Download Report
As noted on the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth's website, he report considers the findings of relevant reports of national and international bodies published during 2019, as well as developments in international law, national court decisions and academic research during 2019. It also examines in detail a number of aspects of the Child Care Act 1991, which is currently under review by the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth.
Professor O'Mahony has also recorded a short video outlining his report, which you can view here: