1.3.4 Provincial Child Abuse Investigations

Volume 1:

Agency Standards

Chapter 3:

Child Protection Services

Section 4:

1.3.4 Provincial Child Abuse Investigations



This section pertains to child abuse investigations conducted or delegated by the director.  It clarifies the roles and responsibilities of Designated Intake Agencies (DIA), licensing and placing agencies, and the Child Protection Branch (the branch).

As per Section 18.6 of the Child and Family Services Act (the Act), the Provincial Investigations (PI) Unit is delegated by the director to investigate when an individual who works for or performs a service for an agency, child care facility or another place where a child has been placed, is alleged to have abused a child.

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