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dc.contributor.authorShannon, Geoffrey
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-30T13:22:59Z
dc.date.available2017-05-30T13:22:59Z
dc.date.issued2017-05
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10147/621405
dc.descriptionThis audit report has been written by Dr. Geoffrey Shannon with the assistance of Mrs. Hilary Coveney Nash, Mr. Cian O’Connor and Dr. Imelda Ryan. The audit, and the research involved in same, was designed with the following aims: (1) to conduct a comprehensive review, employing a combination of quantitative and qualitative research methodologies, of current work practices in the initiation of section 12 of the Child Care Act 1991, including an assessment of the processes and procedures adopted or followed by members of An Garda Síochána (AGS) before, during, and after its use; (2) to establish the extent of the use of this power and the circumstances in which it is employed; (3) to uncover the actions taken by AGS after removing the child to safety; (4) to discover “what happens next” by ascertaining the outcome of the use of section 12, both in the short-, and on a longer-term basis with regard to the role of the Child and Family Agency and any court process; (5) to emphasise what works well in the exercise of such emergency measures and to pinpoint shortcomings that exist, with a view to informing both future policy and practiceen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.publisherAn Garda Síochánaen
dc.subjectCHILD WELFAREen
dc.subjectLEGISLATIONen
dc.subjectPOLICEen
dc.titleAudit of the exercise by An Garda Síochána of the provisions of Section 12 of the Child Care Act 1991en
dc.typeReporten
refterms.dateFOA2018-08-30T15:10:49Z


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