P-34.1 - Youth Protection Act
38.2. A decision to determine whether a report must be accepted for evaluation or whether the security or development of a child is in danger must take the following factors into consideration:
(a) the nature, gravity, persistence and frequency of the facts reported;
(b) the child’s age and personal characteristics;
(c) the capacity and the will of the parents to put an end to the situation in which the security or development of the child is in danger;
(d) the community resources available to help the child and the child’s parents.