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Ban On Naming Child Homicide Victims Lifted Today.

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Amendment to the Children's Act passed in April.

A new law that allows murdered children to be named comes into effect today.

It also allows the media to name people accused of killing them, and permits parents to speak publicly about their murdered children.

The amendment to the Children's Act was proposed by Senator Michael McDowell, and later signed into law.

Senator McDowell says today is a very welcome day.

Senator McDowell says the law is wide-ranging.

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