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Aug 17, 2016

The Safety of the Child Remains Paramount

Judith Alpuche

We asked C.E.O. Alpuche whether their role has been simplified in handling cases under the now-amended Section Fifty-three of the Criminal Code. She told us that their role remains much the same.


Judith Alpuche, C.E.O., Ministry of Human Development

“We’re handling this like any other child abuse case. You do have to take into consideration that there are two minors indeed, but our primary role as the Department of Human Services, right now, is to look at what is in the best interests of the victim. That is our role right now.”

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