Establishment and Maintenance of Central Registries for Child Abuse or Neglect Reports - North Dakota

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Establishment

Citation: Cent. Code § 50-25.1-05.5

The Division of Children and Family Services shall maintain a child abuse information index.

Purpose

This issue is not addressed in the statutes and regulations reviewed.

Contents

Citation: Cent. Code § 50-25.1-05.5

The index shall contain all reports of decisions that services are required for child abuse, neglect, or death resulting from abuse or neglect.

Maintenance

Citation: CPS. Man. § 640-20-15-25

Nothing in the destruction of files policies shall prevent child protection services from keeping information or reports in their casework files to assist future risk and safety assessment. However, the information from reports kept in casework files shall not be used for background checks beyond the destruction of record policy dates.