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Name: Law on Child Abuse Prevention (Law No. 82 of 2000)
Country: Japan
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2000-05-24
Entry into force:
ISN: JPN-2000-L-71420
Bibliography: Act on-line Act on-line Child Right's Network, Japan PDF of Act in English PDF of Act in English (consulted on 2012-05-15)
Abstract/Citation: Prohibits child abuse (art. 3). Sets out the responsibilities of central and local government agencies in preventing child abuse and protecting children (art. 4). Also sets out the procedures for detecting child abuse, notifying the authorities, investigating and following-up.
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