JSP 834 provides direction and guidance on the safeguarding principles and procedures that apply to all people in Defence, both in the UK and overseas and highlights that safeguarding remains a key responsibility of the Chain of Command.
The policy scope has been extended from children and young people to include adult safeguarding and is designed to be used by everyone in Defence, including staff who have particular roles and responsibilities for safeguarding.
The JSP is structured in 2 parts:
Part 1: Directive, which provides the direction that is to be followed in accordance with mandated policy and statutory responsibilities.
Part 2: Guidance, which provides practical guidance to assist the user in complying with part 1.
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