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Name: Children's Commissioner Act 2003 (No. 121 of 2003).
Country: New Zealand
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2003-11-25
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, 2003, Vol. 5, pp. 2699-2752
ISN: NZL-2003-L-68228
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 2003, Vol. 5, pp. 2699-2752
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Abstract/Citation: Provides for establishment, functions and powers of Children's Commissioner. Functions of Commissioner include to investigate any decision or recommendation made, or any act done or ommitted, in respect of any child's personal capacity; to promote establishment of accessible and effective complaints mechanisms for children and to monitor nature and level of complaints; to raise awareness and understanding of children's interests, rights and welfare; and to raise awarenss of UN Convention on the Rights of the Child.

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