Last Updated on 15/12/2017 by National Justice Project
George Newhouse, principal solicitor of the National Justice Project, told The Saturday Paper that the revelations of the training course could have significant legal ramifications.
“I think it is inappropriate to ever use tear gas on children at all, and then if they have breached their guidelines, then I think there are implications for both criminal and civil law in the circumstances,” he said.
“If it’s true that they haven’t complied with the guidelines, then that might amount to an assault or leave authorities open to a negligence claim.”
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