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Name: Infanticide Act (No. 27 of 1990)(Chapter 9), 1996 Revision.
Country: Zimbabwe
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1990
Entry into force:
Published on: Supplement to the Government Gazette, 1996, 1 p. (DOC.NORMES)
ISN: ZWE-1990-L-57018
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=57018&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Supplement to the Government Gazette, 1996, 1 p. (DOC.NORMES)
Abstract/Citation: Creates the offense of infaticide and provides for its punishment. S 4 stipulates mitigating conditions for mothers' acts, including, inter alia, the effects that a birth might have on a woman's social and financial situation, and difficulties that caring for a child might create for the mother's social or financial situation.
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