RFU guidance on obtaining best evidence from children

Last updated: 26 Jul 2021 Topics: Case management

This guidance, from the Rugby Football Union (RFU), provides advice about how to support a child witness giving evidence during disciplinary hearings.


  • introduction
  • planning and preparation
  • the role of the constituent body safeguarding managers (CBSM)
  • preliminary directions from the disciplinary panel
  • the disciplinary hearing
  • after the conclusion of the hearing

This guidance was shared with the CPSU in June 2021

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