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Name: Child Protection Act, 2007 (No. 1 of 2007) (Chapter 132).
Country: Bahamas
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2007-01-16
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, 2007-01-16, Extraordinary, pp. 1-131 (PDF of Act)
ISN: BHS-2007-L-75790
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 2007-01-16, Extraordinary, pp. 1-131 PDF of Act PDF of Act
Abstract/Citation: Preliminary [child is defined in interpretation section as being under 18 years old]
Part I - Rights of the child [includes section concerning prohibition of harmful employment - section 7]
Part II - Legal capacity and guardianship of children
Part III - Custody
Part IV - Family maintenance
Part V - Proceedings to enforce right to maintenance
Part VI - Care and protection of children
Part VII - Approved children homes
Part VIII - Establishment, functions and terms of reference of the National Committee for Families and Children
Part IX - Proceedings involving children
Part X - Representation and monitoring of children
Part XI - Children detained or brought before a court
Part XII - Juvenile courts
Part XIII - Places of detention
Part XIV - Miscellaneous
Repeals the Children and Young Persons Act, Ch. 97.
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