Standard 2

2.1 Definitions of abuse

2.2 Reporting Allegations of Abuse

2.2A Guidance on Protection for Persons Submitting a Report

2.3 Responding to Allegations against Church Authorities – awaiting update

2.4 Guidance on Cross-Referencing Safeguarding Policies

2.5 Responding to an Adult Making an Allegation of Abuse

2.6 Responding to a Child Making an Allegation of Abuse

2.7 Responding to an Anonymous Allegation of Abuse

2.8 Responding to Someone who makes an Allegation that does not relate to Church Personnel

2.9 Allegations against lay personnel

2.9A Responding to Someone (Lay or Religious) who Admits to Abusing a Child

2.10 Child Safeguarding and the Sacrament of Reconciliation

2.11 Case Management Records

2.12 Regular Liaison with Statutory Authorities

2.13 Information Sharing

2.14 Interagency cooperation

2.15 Dealing with Complaints

2.16 Guidance on Protected Disclosures (Whistle-blowing)

2.17 Disciplinary and Grievance procedures 

2.18 Process for dealing with non- compliance with safeguarding policy/ procedures

2.35 Mandated Persons

2.39 Responding to Allegations Against a Deceased Member of Church personnel

2.41 Managing Allegations, Suspicions, Knowledge and Concerns that a Cleric or Religious has Abused a Child Through Child Pornography

2.42 Guidance on Managing Child Protection Allegations, Suspicions, Concerns, Knowledge, Acts or Omissions of Church Authorities or those who hold or have held leadership within Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life (both Men and Women)

2.43 Guidance for Respondents on Access to Records Held by the Diocese

2.44 Guidance for Complainants on Access to Records Held by a Church Body