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Name: Law on the Protection of the Rights of the Child, 1996.
Country: Mongolia
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1996-07-01
Entry into force:
ISN: MNG-1996-L-78391
Bibliography: Unofficial English Translation, 11 pages PDF PDF
Abstract/Citation: The purpose of the law is to coordinate relations concerning protection of child rights. Applies to all children under the age of 18 years. Rights include right to live, to develop, to be protected (in particular Article VII(6) which provides for prohibition of child labour in hazardous conditions etc.) and to participate in social life. Also outlines duties of child, government, parents, guardians, caregivers, individuals, economic entities and organisations. Establishes a National Council for Children.

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