Amanda Whitfort, chairwoman of the Law Reform Commission subcommittee, is seen at a press conference detailing the consultation paper on causing or allowing the death or serious harm of a child or vulnerable adult. Photo: Felix Wong
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Reforms needed to protect the vulnerable

  • When serious harm occurs those with a duty to care often blame each other, so proposed legal changes are welcome if they result in convictions and jail time

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Amanda Whitfort, chairwoman of the Law Reform Commission subcommittee, is seen at a press conference detailing the consultation paper on causing or allowing the death or serious harm of a child or vulnerable adult. Photo: Felix Wong
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