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Name: Children's Act, 1998 (No. 560).
Country: Ghana
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons; Hazardous child labour
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1998-12-30
Entry into force:
Published on: Ghana Official Gazette, No. 560, pp. 1-41
ISN: GHA-1998-L-56216
Bibliography: Ghana Official Gazette, No. 560, pp. 1-41
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Ministry of Women and Children's Affairs, Ghana PDF of Law in English PDF of Law in English (consulted on 2011-11-18)
Abstract/Citation: Reforms and consolidates the law relating to children by providing for the rights of the child, maintenance and adoption, and by regulating child labour, apprenticeship and related matters. Sub-part 1 of Part V deals with child labour. Section 91(2) and (3) identify hazardous work for persons under the age of 18 years.
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