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  1. Dominica - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Education (Council on Early Childhood Education) Order 2005 (Statutory Rules and Orders No. 14 of 2005). - Order on-line

    Adoption: 2005-06-21 | DMA-2005-R-71148

    Establishes the Council on Early Childhood Education, sets out its functions, composition and membership.

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

    Children and Young Persons Act (Chapter 37:50) (Act No. 17 of 1970, as amended by Act No. 12 of 1990). - Dominica Act on-line

    Adoption: 1991 | DMA-1991-L-75102

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Prevention of Cruelty to and Protection of Juveniles
    Part III - Establishment of Juvenile Courts
    Part IV - Proceedings in Juvenile Courts
    Part V - Provisions Preliminary to and Trial of Juvenile Offenders
    Part VI - Legal Provisions Relating to Juveniles
    Part VII - Evidence and Procedure
    Part VIII - General

  3. Dominica - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Age of Majority Act (Chapter 37:01) (Act 8 of 1983 amended by 12 of 1990). - Dominica

    Adoption: 1983 | DMA-1983-L-75104

    Sets the age of majority to 18 years old.

  4. Dominica - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Children and Young Persons Welfare Act (Chapter 37:51) (Act 21 of 1972). - Act on-line Act on-line

    Adoption: 1972-09-28 | DMA-1972-L-75162

    Establishes the Dominica Children and Young Persons Welfare Organisation. The object of the organisation is to promote the care, welfare, education and rehabilitation of delinquent and maladjusted children and young persons and to establish and run institutions in which they may be housed and educated.

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

    Juvenile Courts (Establishment) Order (40/1970). - Dominica

    Adoption: 1970-12-24 | DMA-1970-R-75164

    Establishes juvenile courts in certain Magisterial Districts.

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

    Employment of Children (Prohibition) Act (Chapter 90:05). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1939-12-29 | DMA-1939-L-80978

    Provides that no person shall employ any child, however, a child may be employed in certain cases for domestic work or agricultural work of a light nature at home by the parents or guardians of the child.

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

    Employment of Women, Young Persons and Children Act (L.f. 5 of 1938) (Chap. 90:06) - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1939-02-01 | Date of entry into force: 1939-02-01 | DMA-1939-L-57317

    Makes provision for prohibition of employment of children; liability of parent or guardian; restrictions on employment at night of young persons, including exemptions of industries affected by exceptional circumstances or in case of emergency; false certificate or representation of age; restrictions on employment at night of women, including exemptions; liability of agent or workman; reduction of night period; suspension of prohibition of night work; and some related matters.

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

    Infants Protection Act (Chapter 37:05) (L.I. 4 of 1889). - Dominica

    Adoption: 1889-06-20 | DMA-1889-L-75103

    Provides that anyone who neglects an infant is to be punished.


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