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  1. Viet Nam - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Directive on the strengthening of the task of protecting children, preventing and tackling the problem of street children and child labour abuse (No. 6/1998/CT-TTg). - English translation

    Adoption: 1998-01-23 | VNM-1998-M-49389

    Requires the Ministry of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs, the Vietnam Committee for Protection and Care of Children, and other government agencies to draft plans and coordinate activities to address problems of child poverty and child labour.

  2. Viet Nam - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Decision No. 770-TTg on the Organization of and Policy Towards Young Volunteers.

    Adoption: 1994-12-20 | VNM-1994-M-78274

    Provides the functions and role of the Young Volunteers, an organization of the shock force of the youth founded by the Ho Chi Minh Communist Youth Union to mobilize Young Volunteers to carry out economic and social programs and projects of the State.

  3. Yemen - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 11 of 2013 Regulating the prohibited hazardous work and the authorized works for children under 18 years old. (قرار وزاري رقم 11 لسنة 2013 لائحة تحديد الاعمال المحظورة والاعمال المسموح بها للاطفال دون سن 18 سنة)

    Adoption: 2013-03-16 | Date of entry into force: 2013-03-16 | YEM-2013-R-106494

    In Section 7 of this Ministerial Order No. 11 of 2013, provides a list of more than 35 industries and occupations, including domestic work, work related to agriculture, fishing, textiles, mechanical work and construction, which are prohibited for children under 18 years.
    Moreover, section 8 prohibits carrying; pulling or pushing heavy weights.
    While section 15 prohibits night work and overtime work for children under 18 years.

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

    Order of the Prime Minister No. 180 of 2005 on the Executive Regulation of Law No. 45 of 2002 on the Rights of the Child.

    Adoption: 2005-09-18 | Date of entry into force: 2005-09-18 | YEM-2005-R-76297

    Part One: Naming and Definitions
    Part Two: Health Care
    Title I: Primary Health Care
    Title II: Health Card
    Part Three: Education
    Title I: Kindergartens
    Title II: Child Education
    Part Four: Education and Media
    Title I: Child Education
    Title II: Media direct to Children
    Part Five: Social Care
    Title I: The Role of the Kindergarten
    Title II: Alternative Care
    Title III: Care for Handicapped Children
    Part Six: Care for Child Labour and Protection Offices
    Title I: Care for the working Child
    Title II: Children Clubs
    Title III: Protection Offices
    Part Seven: Final Provisions

  5. Zambia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Prohibition of the Employment of Young Persons and Children (Hazardous Labour) Order, 2013 (S.I. No. 121 of 2013).

    Adoption: 2013-12-09 | ZMB-2013-R-95833

    Implements section 20 of the Employment of Children and Young Persons Act. Includes list of occupations that are considered to be hazardous for the employment of young persons and children.

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

    Juveniles (Amendment) Act, 2011 [Act No. 3 of 2011]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-04-15 | ZMB-2011-L-94963

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

    Employment of Young Persons and Children (Amendment) Act, 2004 (No. 10 of 2004). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2004-09-08 | ZMB-2004-L-82353

    Amends the principal Act (Cap. 274) by amending the long title by inserting after "and children" the words "to implement the International Labour Organisation Convention on Minimum Age and the International Labour Organisation Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour". Consequential amendments include increasing the definition of child from fourteen to fifteen years and inserting two new definitions, one on "covered worksites" and the other on the "worst forms of child labour" into section 2. Also amends section 4, in particular by inserting a new section 4A on the prohibition of the employment of children and 4B on the prohibition of employment of children in the worst forms of child labour. Amendments to section 7 and 17 concern exceptions with respect to light work for family purposes and artistic performances. A new section 17A is also inserted concerning prohibition of employment for the worst forms of child labour.

  8. Zambia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Affiliation and Maintenance of Children Act, Cap. 64. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1995-04-28 | ZMB-1995-L-107959

    An Act to provide for court orders as to paternity; to consolidate the law relating to the maintenance of children; to bring the law of Zambia into conformity with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child dated 20th November, 1989, to which Zambia is a State Party; to abrogate the application of so much of the Maintenance Orders Act, and of the laws of the United Kingdom, as provides for the maintenance of children; and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.

  9. Zambia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Medical Examination of Young Persons (Underground Work) Act (No. 20 of 1973) (Cap. 216). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1973-03-23 | ZMB-1973-L-66217

    Provides for implementation in Zambia of ILO Convention Nr. 124 concerning medical examination of young persons for fitness for emplyoment underground in mines. Establishes that no employer shall employ or require to work underground in a mine any person under the age of 21, unless after thorough medical examination carried out by or under supervision of approved physician, such person is certified by physician to be in every way physically fit for such work. Also provides for some related matters.

  10. Zambia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Births and Deaths Registration Act, Cap. 51 (Act No. 21 of 1973). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1973-03-23 | ZMB-1973-L-107964

  11. Zambia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Juveniles Act, 1956 [No. 4 of 1956] (Cap. 53). - Juveniles Act

    Adoption: 1956-05-04 | ZMB-1956-L-66450

    Provides for custody and protection of juveniles in need of care, and for correction of juvenile delinquents. Divided into 6 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-2) contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 (s. 3-57) provides for protection of juveniles. Part 3 (s. 58-74) deals with juvenile delinquents. Part 4 (s. 75-108) contains administrative provisions; Part 5 (s.109-127) financial provisions, and Part 6 (s. 128-135) miscellaneous provisions.

  12. Zimbabwe - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Children's Protection and Adoption Amendment Act, 2001 (No. 23).

    Adoption: 2001 | ZWE-2001-L-62444

    Makes miscellaneous amendments to Children's Protection and Adoption Act. Inter alia provides for definition of "hazardous labour" in relation to child or young person. Such work means work (a) which is likely to jeopardise or interfere with education of child or young person; (b) involving contact with hazardous substance; (c) involving underground mining; (d) that exposes child or young person to electronically-powered hand-tools, cutting or grinding blades; (e) that exposes child or young person to extreme heat, cold, noise or whole body vibration; (f) that is night shift work. Provides for establishment of Child Welfare Council and Child Welfare Fund. Also regulates foreign adoptions.

  13. Zimbabwe - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Relations (Employment of Children and Young Persons) Regulations, 1997 (S.I. No. 72 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997-03-14 | ZWE-1997-R-46825

    Prohibits the employment of children (defined as under 16 years of age) and young persons (under 18) in underground mining, night work, work involving hazardous substances or specified machinery, or work which interferes with a child's education. Permits employment of children 12 years of age or more in light work, provided that the work is limited to 6 hours a day, appropriate records are maintained, and a contract is concluded between the employer and the child's legal guardian specifying wages and hours of work.

  14. Zimbabwe - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Infanticide Act (No. 27 of 1990)(Chapter 9), 1996 Revision.

    Adoption: 1990 | Date of entry into force: 1991-01-18 | ZWE-1990-L-57018

    Creates the offense of infaticide and provides for its punishment. S 4 stipulates mitigating conditions for mothers' acts, including, inter alia, the effects that a birth might have on a woman's social and financial situation, and difficulties that caring for a child might create for the mother's social or financial situation.

  15. Zimbabwe - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Zimbabwe Youth and Sports and Recreation Councils Act [Chapter 25:19]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1984-03-30 | ZWE-1984-L-101325

    AN ACT to provide for the establishment of the Zimbabwe Youth Council and to provide for the functions thereof; to provide for the registration and regulation of clubs and national associations; to provide for National Colours for youth; and to provide for matters incidental to or connected with the foregoing.

  16. Zimbabwe - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Children's Act [Chapter 5:06]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1972-10-27 | ZWE-1972-L-76958

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part IA - Child Welfare Council
    Part II - Children's
    Part III - Prevention of Neglect, Ill-treatment and Exploitation of Children and Young Persons
    Part IV - Removal of Children and Young Persons to other Care
    Part V - Places of Safety, Remand Homes, Institutions and Training Institutes
    Part VI - Contribution Orders
    Part VII - Adoption of Children
    Part VIIA - Foreign Adoption
    Part VIIB - Child Welfare Fund
    Part VIII - Miscellaneous

  17. Zimbabwe - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Children's Protection and Adoption Act (No. 22 of 1971) (Chapter 5), 1996 Revision.

    Adoption: 1971 | Date of entry into force: 1972-10-27 | ZWE-1971-L-57017

    Provides for the protection, welfare and supervision of children and juveniles, as well as the establishment of juvenile courts. Part III deals, inter alia, with the prevention of exploitation of children and Part VII addresses adoption.

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