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Consultation: Children’s (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) Bill


The National Assembly for Wales’ Children, Young People and Education Committee is scrutinising the general principles of the Children (Abolition of Defence of Reasonable Punishment) (Wales) Bill. The Bill aims to prohibit the physical punishment of children in Wales by abolishing the defence of reasonable punishment.

The Committee would like to hear the views of organisations and individuals about the Bill. Please share your views via the online smart survey

The information you provide will be used to inform Assembly Members’ scrutiny of the Bill and the report the Committee will produce in summer 2019.

Consultation deadline: 14 May 2019

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