Japanese children are seen playing with robots. Photograph: Reuters.
The draft bill also requires full-time, in-house lawyers and doctors to be based at child welfare centres so that information and professional expertise can be easily shared.
In addition, the revisions also require schools, education boards and child welfare centres to adhere to confidentiality requirements.
This is aimed at better safeguarding abused children and ensuring that abusive parents and guardians cannot coerce institutions into providing potentially damaging information or make decisions that could further put an at-risk child in danger.