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Name: Prevention of Cruelty to Children, 1926 [Cap. 31].
Country: Sierra Leone
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1926-12-24
Entry into force:
ISN: SLE-1926-R-70677
Bibliography: Act online Act online Sierra Leone Web PDF PDF (consulted on 2011-11-28)
Abstract/Citation: Provides that any person over the age of sixteen years, who has the custody, charge, or care of any child, who wilfully assaults, ill-treats, neglects, abandons, or exposes a child shall be guilty of a misdemeanour under the Act. It also provides offences for certain acts to do with the prostitution of a child.
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