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You should make sure you have informed the coach and the committee of a disclosure by a child.
Other people, e.g. coaches or committee members, may need to be informed about information of a confidential nature on a ‘need to know basis.’ The legal principle that 'the welfare of the child is paramount' means that considerations of confidentiality should not be allowed to override the right of children to be protected from harm. Everyone in your organisation, including children, must be aware that they can never promise to keep secrets.
The DLP can consult with statutory authorities for advice
If the DLP is unsure whether reasonable grounds for concern exist s/he can informally consult with the local statutory agencies. S/he will be advised whether or not the matter requires a formal report.)
The DLP must decide if abuse has taken place before reporting any concern.
Report the matter as soon as possible to the designated liaison person with responsibility for reporting abuse (take in the text; it is not the responsibility of anyone working in a paid or voluntary capacity, or those working in affiliated organisations, to take responsibility or to decide whether or not child abuse is taking place.
The responsibility of the DLP is to a report to the statutory authorities if they consider there are has reasonable grounds for believing that the child has been abused or is at risk of abuse.