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Law to prevent physical punishment of children comes into force tomorrow

Legislation that provides kidren the similar legal give protection toion from attack as adults comes into force on Saturday 7 November. The Children (Equal Protection from Assault) (Scotland) Act 20one hundred percentnine eliminates the defence of “reasonready chastisement” from the physical attack of kidren. The legislation, brought ahead by John Finnie MSP and supported by Scottish ministers, was once glided by the Sc …

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