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Access to Information

THE ACCESS TO INFORMATION ACT 2002 Frequently Asked Questions WHAT DOES THE ACT DO? The Access to Information Act gives a general right of access to information records held by public authorities, except to the extent that such records are protected from disclosure by one of the nine (9) exemptions. …

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ATI Legislation

Access to Information Regulations 2003.pdf ATI Cost of Reproduction Regulations 2003.pdf ATI user’s guide.pdf ATI Act.pdf

Access to Information

Overview The ATI Act was passed into law in 2002, granting the public the right to access official documents held by public sector entities. The Child Development Agency has embraced the philosophy of the public’s right to know, and has therefore cultivated a culture of openness and transparency. Our officers …

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Other Documents

Other Documents: The Children (Guardianship and Custody) (Amendment) Act, 2017 National Survey of Street Children.pdf Child Labour Research.pdf

Annual Reports

Annual Reports: Annual Report April 20,2005 – March 31, 2006.pdf Annual Report April 1,2006 – March 31,2007.pdf Annual Report April 1,2007 – March 31, 2008.pdf

Promotional Materials

Resource Materials: 5 C’s of Communication.JPG 10-tips for parents and families.JPG Advice to Dads.JPG CDA brochure.pdf Child Abuse Brochure.JPG Five facts for fathers.JPG Foster Parent Flyer.jpg


Overview The work of the Child Development Agency (CDA) is governed primarily by the Child Care and Protection Actwhich empowers the agency to act in the best interest of the child as it carries out its function of investigating cases of child abuse; caring for the children in State care and …

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Resource Centre

  Resource Centre Overview The Child Development Agency continues to produce a range of printed and audio-visual resource material geared towards child abuse prevention; promoting proper parenting strategies, and encouraging the community to get involved in child care and protection. In addition, the agency develops annual reports to highlight its …

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