BBCrUlster 31/8/18: Mandatory reporting in confession. Richard Scorer discusses with Alban Maginness, now retired SDLP MLA, hosted by William Crawley

Aug 31, 2018, 03:49 PM

With the CARoyalComm recommending MR of #CSA disclosed in confession, the subject is discussed in NI which has had a blunt form of #MR since 2005 via Section 5(1) of the Criminal Law Act (1967). It provides a criminal offence of failing to disclose an arrestable offence to the police which de facto includes most offences against children.