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  1. Azerbaijan - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Law No. 697-VQD of 31 May 2017 to Amend the Law "On the Rights of the Child". - Legislation from CIS Countries

    Adoption: 2017-05-31 | Date of entry into force: 2017-07-12 | AZE-2017-L-106751

    Supplements the Law with new Article 11-1 (Protection of the children in advertising), which sets several restrictions and prohibitions with the aim of prevention of moral and physical harm to children in advertising.

  2. Azerbaijan - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Law No. 136-IIQ of 5 June 2001 "On Education (Special Education) of Persons with Disabilities", as amended to 31 May 2017. - Legislation from CIS Countries

    Adoption: 2001-06-05 | Date of entry into force: 2001-07-22 | AZE-2001-L-106752

    Chapter I. General provisions
    Chapter II. Rights and duties of persons with disabilities, their parents or other legal representatives in the sphere of special education
    Chapter III. Organization of special education
    Chapter IV. Government of the system of special education.

  3. Bolivia, Plurinational State of - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Ley núm. 1139, de 20 de diciembre de 2018, que modifica las leyes núm. 254, “Código Procesal Constitucional”, núm. 548, “Código Niña, Niño y Adolescente”, y núm. 1104 de “Creación de Salas Constitucionales” - Gaceta Oficial de Bolivia

    Adoption: 2018-12-20 | Date of entry into force: 2018-12-26 | BOL-2018-L-108365

    La ley citada modifica los artículos 107 y 110 de la Ley núm. 254, de 5 de julio de 2012, “Código Procesal Constitucional”, que tratan del control previo de constitucionalidad de los proyectos de Tratados Internacionales. Asimismo, modifica los artículos 130 y 131, el parágrafo VI del artículo 132, los parágrafos III y IV del artículo 133, los parágrafos I y II del artículo 138, el inciso b) del artículo 140, y los incisos ff) y gg) del artículo 188, de la Ley núm. 548 de 17 de julio de 2014, “Código Niña, Niño y Adolescente”, que tratan de las garantías en el ejercicio o desempeño laboral por cuenta propia o ajena de las y los adolescentes de catorce (14) a dieciocho (18) años, e incorpora las Disposiciones Adicionales Sexta (promoción de la complementación de la escolarización obligatoria, la capacitación, la sensibilización, inspección integral en situación laboral o de trabajo y otros mecanismos de protección de niñas, niños, adolescentes) y Séptima (promoción y difusión permanentemente de mensajes para la protección en la actividad laboral y el trabajo de adolescentes) y la Disposición Transitoria Décima Cuarta (evaluación del progreso de políticas y programas destinados a erradicar las causas del trabajo infantil).

  4. Germany - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation on the automated retrieval of child benefit data through the offices of civil service (Child Benefit Data Retrieval Regulation - BGBl I 15/2018) (Verordnung über den automatisierten Abruf von Kindergelddaten durch die Bezügestellen des öffentlichen Dienstes (Kindergelddaten-Abrufverordnung - KiGAbV)) - Act on-line in German

    Adoption: 2018-04-24 | Date of entry into force: 2018-05-01 | DEU-2018-R-108167

    Introductory formula
    § 1 Scope of application
    § 2 Retrieval authorization
    § 3 Procedure of data retrieval
    § 4 Checking and documentation obligations
    § 5 Notification obligations
    § 6 Entry into force and expiry

  5. Jamaica - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Trafficking in Persons (Prevention, Suppression and Punishment) (Amendment) Act, 2018 (No. 7 of 2018). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018-03-27 | JAM-2018-L-108380

    Amends section 4 (hearings), 6 & 16 (restitution for victims of trafficking).

  6. Kuwait - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Law No. 1 of 2017 amending some provisions of Law No. 111 of 2015 on promulgating the Juvenile Law (قانون رقم 1 لسنة 2017 بشأن تعديل بعض احكام قانون الاحداث الصادر بالقانون 111 لسنة 2015) - Legislation Online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2017-04-16 | Date of entry into force: 2017-04-16 | KWT-2017-L-107334

    This Law raises the age of minors from 16 to 18 years.
    The criminal penalties are applied to people who are 18 years and above, while special penalties are applied to those under 18 years.
    Juveniles between the age of 15 and 18 years and committed crimes punshiable by death or life imprisonment, shall not be sentenced to such penalty, the sentence in such cases shall be imprisonment for a period that shall not exceed fifteen year.
    If a Juveniles committed a crime punshible by imprisonment, he shall be sentenced to imprisonment not exceeding half of the legal maximum period, and he shall not be fined.

  7. Saint Lucia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Child Justice Act, 2018 (No. 9 of 2018). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2018-12-11 | LCA-2018-L-108393

    The Act establishes the judicial procedure for the treatment of children and youth within the court and penal system. Sets out to protect the rights of the child. Repeals the Children and Young Persons Act (Cap. 3.01).


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