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Child Protection 

Every Club affiliated to the Bowling League of Ireland, must have a Children’s Officer, to protect the well being and interest of children.

Further information may be obtained from the IBA National Children’s Officer, (see Men’s Section under IBA – subheading Officers) or the Bowling League of Ireland’s National Children’s Officer. (see Officers and Committees.

Code of Ethics and Good Practice for Children in Sport in Ireland.

The Bowling League of Ireland is fully committed to safeguarding the well being of its members. Every individual in the Bowling League of Ireland should, at all times, show respect and understanding for their rights, safety and welfare, and conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of the Bowling League of Ireland and the guidelines contained in the Code of Ethics and Good Practice for Children in Sport in Ireland.

Definition of a Child Protection Officer at Club Level.

Issued by Dennis W. Patrick National Children’s Officer Bowling League of Ireland Dec 2015

A Child Protection Officer is a Person who wishes to undertake certain work or activities relating to Children or Vulnerable Persons who participate in the sport of bowls. For example: He or She will monitor the wellbeing at Club level, all Children under eighteen years of age and Vulnerable Persons when being coached or participating in the game of Bowls within the confines of the Club premises to which they hold The Garda Vetting Clearance form.