The law would also apply to cases where the victims are elderly or disabled. Photo: Shutterstock
The law would also apply to cases where the victims are elderly or disabled. Photo: Shutterstock
SCMP Editorial
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Measures must ensure children do not suffer

  • The proposed criminal offence of ‘failure to protect’ should be swiftly adopted, but a broader review of the outdated child abuse laws is also needed

The law would also apply to cases where the victims are elderly or disabled. Photo: Shutterstock
The law would also apply to cases where the victims are elderly or disabled. Photo: Shutterstock
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