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Name: The Child Rights Act, 2007 (No. 7 of 2007).
Country: Sierra Leone
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons; Hazardous child labour
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2007-09-03
Entry into force:
ISN: SLE-2007-L-78338
Bibliography: Act on-line Act on-line Sierra Leone Web, 32 pages PDF PDF (consulted on 2008-04-22)
Abstract/Citation: Part I - Preliminary
Part II - National Commission for Children
Part III - Child Rights, Parental and State Responsibilities
Part IV - Child Welfare Functions of Local Committees and District Councils
Part V - Quasi-Judicial and Judicial Child Adjudication
Part VI - Parentage, Custody and Maintenance of Children
Part VII - Institutional Care and Miscellaneous Matters
Part VIII - Employment of Children
Also amends the Protection of Women and Girls Act (Cap. 30), the Children and Young Persons Act (Cap. 44), the Muslim Marriage Act (Cap. 96), the Armed Forces of Sierra Leone Act,1961 (Act No. 34 of 1961), and the Interpretation Act, 1971 (Act No. 8 of 1971).
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