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Name: Criminal Justice (Female Genital Mutilation) Act 2012 (No. 11 of 2012).
Country: Ireland
Subject(s): Human rights
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2012-04-02
Entry into force:
ISN: IRL-2012-L-89985
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Irish Statue Book, Ireland PDF PDF (consulted on 2012-05-24)
Abstract/Citation: Provides for the criminal offence of female genital mutilation (FGM) and provisions for the better protection of girls and women against FGM.

Acts referred to:
Bail Act 1997 No. 16
Biological Weapons Act 2011 No. 13
Children Act 2001 No. 24
Criminal Justice Act 1993 No. 6
Criminal Procedure Act 2010 No. 27
Medical Practitioners Act 2007 No. 25
Mercantile Marine Act 1955 No. 29
Nurses Act 1985 No. 18
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