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Parents will be targeted by proposed child abuse law

Parents who are informed by their own children that they have been sexually abused will face prosecution if they fail to pass on the information to the Garda Síochána, according to justice minister Alan Shatter.

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Parents who are informed by their own children that they have been sexually abused will face prosecution if they fail to pass on the information to the Garda Síochána, according to justice minister Alan Shatter.

The government plan for mandatory reporting of sexual crime will contain no exceptions.

The minister told The Sunday Business Post that the new law, which places an obligation on professionals and others who interact with children...

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