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

    The Child Care and Protection (Children's Homes) (Validation and Indemnity) Act, 2010 (No. 26 of 2010). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-08-03 | JAM-2010-L-95198

    Validates and confirms the acts done by the Child Development Agency in enforcing the provisions of the Child Care and Protection (Children's Homes) Regulations 2005.

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

    The Child Pornography (Prevention) Act, 2009 (Act No. 13 of 2009). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009-10-20 | JAM-2009-L-95199

    An Act to prohibit the production, distribution, importation, exportation or possession of child pornography, and the use of children for child pornography, and to provide for connected matters.

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

    Child Care and Protection (Children's Homes) Regulations, 2005 (No. 22 of 2005).

    Adoption: 2005-03-29 | JAM-2005-R-70984

    Provides for the licensing of children's homes and the responsibilities for those that run the home such as providing sufficient food, sleeping arrangements, education, medical care and disciplinary action (i.e. forfeiture of rewards and privileges, temporary loss of recreation or, in exception circumstances, isolation from the other children).

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

    Child Care and Protection (Advisory Council) Regulations, 2005 (No. 23 of 2005).

    Adoption: 2005-03-29 | JAM-2005-R-70985

    Establishes the Advisory Council to administer the Child Care and Protection Act.

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

    The Child Care and Protection, 2004 (Act No. 11 of 2004). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004 | JAM-2004-L-71421

    Part I. Children in need of care and protection
    (Children's Advocate, detention of child in place of safety, cruelty to children, powers of Court, etc.)

    Part II. General provisions for care and protection of children
    (duty to secure education of child, restriction on enmployment of children, restriction on employment in industrial undertaking, etc.)

    Part III. Children in care
    (licence to operate children's home, emigration of children, etc.)

    Part IV. Children detained or brought before court
    (juvenile courts, probation, etc.)

    Part V. Administration and enforcement
    (establishment of Council, offences, etc.)

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

    The Early Childhood Commission Act, 2003 (No. 2 of 2003). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2003-03-03 | JAM-2003-L-65818

    Makes provision for establishment of Commission to govern administration of early childhood care, education and development.

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

    The Law Reform (Age of Majority) Act. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1979-04-30 | JAM-1979-L-31029

    This Act provides for the reduction of the age of majority from the age of twenty-one to the age of eighteen, definition of a minor and power of a sixteen year old to consent surgical, medical or dental treatment.

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

    The Status of Children Act. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1976-11-01 | JAM-1976-L-31048

    This Act states that all children are of equal status, transitional provisions regarding wills and other instruments and intestacies, recognition of paternity required in cases of succession, the power of the court to require the use of blood tests and general regulations.

  9. Jamaica - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employment of Women in Factories Regulations, 1961 (L.N. 177/61). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1961-09-01 | JAM-1961-R-98296

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

    The Children (Adoption of) Act. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1958-01-02 | JAM-1958-L-31828


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