Did I miss something?
In respect of the commerce select committee holding an inquiry into finance company collapse and what might be achieved with law change ...
... Dalziel said the country had made it mandatory to report child abuse. There was an argument for thinking along similar lines in finance.
According to the Ministry of Health;
Is it mandatory to report abuse?
In New Zealand, it is not mandatory to report partner and child abuse.
It is surprising that Dalziel could make such a considerable error (if she has been correctly reported.) I hope it is hers and not mine. Mandatory child abuse reporting is a bad idea. More law, more criminalisation, fewer people using their brains.