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Name: Children Act, 1997 (Cap. 59).
Country: Uganda
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1997
Entry into force:
ISN: UGA-1997-L-75311
Bibliography: Uganda online Law Library Uganda online Law Library 68 p. (consulted on 2011-10-14)
Act on-line Act on-line Ministry of Gender, Labour and Social Development, Uganda PDF of Law in English PDF of Law in English (consulted on 2011-10-14)
Abstract/Citation: Consolidates the law relating to children and provides inter alia for the care, protection and maintenance of children. establishes a family and children court. Section 8 prohibits the employment or engagement of children "in any activity that may be harmful to his or her health, education or mental, physical or moral development".
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