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Name: Children's Act, 2048 (1992)
Country: Nepal
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1992-05-20
Entry into force:
Published on: Recent Laws of Nepal, 1992-05, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 35-44
ISN: NPL-1992-L-30034
Bibliography: Recent Laws of Nepal, 1992-05, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 35-44
Unofficial English Translation Unofficial English Translation Nepal Democracy, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung, Nepal Offlice, PDF of Law in English PDF of Law in English (consulted on 2011-08-11)
Laws on-line in English Laws on-line in English Nepal Law Commission,, Nepal PDF of Act as amended to 2000 PDF of Act as amended to 2000 (consulted on 2011-08-11)
Abstract/Citation: This Act, which was prompted by the accession by Nepal of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, is comprised of 59 sections and divided into the following chapters: Chapter I: Preliminary. Chapter II: Rights and Interests of Children. Chapter III: Provisions relating to the Protection of the Child and Relating to the Guardian. Chapter IV: Welfare Provisions. Chapter V: Working Hours and Leisure. Chapter VI: Miscellaneous.
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