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Name: The Child Law (Law No. 9/93).
Country: Myanmar
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1993-07-14
Entry into force:
ISN: MMR-1993-L-72890
Bibliography: Unofficial English Translation Unofficial English Translation Burma Lawyers' Council (BLC) Laws Archive, Via web.archive.org, Myanmar PDF of Law in English PDF of Law in English (consulted on 2013-05-21)
Abstract/Citation: Chapter I - Title and Definition
Chapter II - Aims
Chapter III - Formation of the Committee
Chapter IV - Duties and Powers of the Committee
Chapter V - Rights of the Child (includes the right to work in accordance with law and of his own volition and the right to hours of employment, rest and leisure, Art. 24).
Chapter VI - Exemption from Penal Action
Chapter VII - Ethics and Discipline of a Child
Chapter VIII - Child in need of Protection and Care
Chapter IX - Taking Action against a Child for an Offence
Chapter X - Trial of Juvenile Cases
Chapter XI - Safeguarding Children Against Dangers
Chapter XII - Custody and Care of Children and Youths in Prisons
Chapter XIII - Training School, Temporary Care Station, Home, Residential Nursery
Chapter XIV - Powers of the Minister
Chapter XV - Probation Officer
Chapter XVI - Homes Established by a Voluntary Social Worker or a Non-Governmental Organization
Chapter XVII - Offences and Penalties
Chapter XVIII - Youth who has committed an offence
Chapter XIX - Miscellaneous

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