Danish Law on Social Services, Section 153
Targeted professionals: Persons engaged in public service or public office: Health professionals, Social Workers, Teachers etc.
Professional Secrecy Provisions
Conditions for disclosing information
If the person:
- becomes aware of OR;
- has reason to believe
Right or duty to report
Duty to report
Existence of disciplinary sanctions in case of non-reporting
No. However, all persons engaged in public service has intensified and expanded notification requirement if they have knowledge of facts which constitute evidence of, or has reason to believe, that a child or young person has been exposed to violence or other abuse.
Date of entering into force
Information collecting point