Hillcrest Netball Club will:
Accept its moral and legal responsibility in relation to the Children Act 1989, and implement procedures to provide a duty of care for, and safeguard the well¬being of young people and protect them from abuse
Respect the rights, wishes and feelings of young people
Select, train and supervise volunteers to raise awareness of the need to protect young people, provide an appropriate duty of care and promote the implementation of its policies and procedures
Respond to any allegations appropriately and have disciplinary and appeals procedures in place to deal with incidences of poor practice
Require coaches, umpires and volunteers to sign up to a ‘code of conduct’ to safeguard the welfare of young people and protect themselves from false allegations.