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Hague Convention 1996 - Handling cross- border child protection cases: a "key steps" guide for local authorities, health boards and NHS trusts in Wales

This consultation seeks your views on draft guidance produced by the Welsh Government.
Start of consultation: 18/07/2011
End of consultation: 07/10/2011

It will support Local Authorities, Health Boards and NHS Trusts on the implementation of the 1996 Hague Convention.

The Convention covers a wide range of inter-country civil measures relating to the protection of children.  Countries participating in the Convention can request authorities in other countries to:

  • provide assistance in locating a child about whom there are protection concerns;
  • implement protection measures; and
  • provide reports on the child’s situation.

Summary of responses