Challenging breaches of children’s and young people’s rights

HLCO 2: Breaches or violations of children and young people’s rights will be identified, challenged and resolution sought / achieved using the most appropriate of the range of legal powers vested in the Commissioner

Summary of our work

NICCY has eight High Level Corporate Objectives (HLCO) and under number Two we are working on the following:

We will use all of the powers available to us to challenge and address breaches of the rights of children and young people.  This could include assisting with a complaint, providing advice, assisting with a SEN Tribunal, taking legal proceedings, providing legal funding or conducting an investigation.  We will use whichever power we believe to be most appropriate in the circumstances and the one most likely to bring about a satisfactory resolution.