Children and Family Relationships Act 2015
Amendment of section 23 of Act of 1964
61. Section 23 of the Act of 1964 is amended by—
(a) designating the section as subsection (1), and
(b) by inserting the following subsections after subsection (1):
“(2) Subsection (1) does not apply to—
(a) an admission by a party that indicates a child has been abused or is at risk of abuse, or
(b) a disclosure by a child that indicates the child has been abused or is at risk of abuse.
(3) In this section, ‘abuse’ means physical, sexual or emotional abuse.”.