Comments

Digital copy of press release on Jersey Child Abuse Investigation published by the Law Officers' Department. [Some details redacted].

View WD000811.pdf | Download WD000811.pdf

Reference

C/D/AW1/A3/1/1/WD000811

Date

August 26th 2008 - August 26th 2008

Scope and Content

Relates to circumstances surrounding the arrest and release without charge of a man and a woman suspected of physical abuse of children. Relates to decision of independent lawyers regarding likelihood of conviction based on evidence already available, and advice received by Attorney General [William Bailhache]. Refers to allegations put forward by three complainants, each in the care of the man and woman at the time the offences were alleged to have occurred, and conflicting evidence from others resident in the house during the period. Refers to decision by independent lawyers regarding insufficient evidence to pursue a prosecution, and review of decision by Attorney General [William Bailhache], and a former member of the UK Crown Prosecution Service. Contains remarks from Attorney General [William Bailhache] regarding the decision not to prosecute the man and woman arrested on suspicion of physical abuse of children.

Names

Haut de la Garenne
Operation Rectangle
Bailhache, William
Law Officers' Department
Criminal Prosecution Service

Keywords

abuse | Attorneys General | arrests | allegations | barristers | criminal law | corporal punishment | Children | Correspondence | child abuse | children's services | children's homes | Children's Officers | childcare | evidence | fostering | foster parents | Family Group Homes | investigations | inquiries | lawyers | Media | offences | prosecutions | press releases | physical abuse | Press | siblings | witnesses

Dimensions

1 pdf file

Language

English

Level of description

file

Access Restriction

PDF file - please click on the link to download

Closed until

2100

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