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Name: Protection of Women and Girls Act (Cap. 30) (No. 2 of 1927).
Country: Sierra Leone
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons; Equality of opportunity and treatment
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1927-04-23
Entry into force:
ISN: SLE-1927-L-92356
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Consolidated Laws of Sierra Leone, Compiled by Jamesina E.L. King (Mrs.) and Susan G. Sisay (Ms.), British Council, United Kingdom PDF PDF (consulted on 2013-02-19)
Abstract/Citation: Provides that "any person who procures or attempts to procure any girl or woman under twenty-one years of age, not being a common prostitute or of known immoral character, to unlawful carnal connection, either within or without Sierra Leone with any other person shall be guilty of an offence" (Article 2).
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