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2010-08-03JAM-2010-L-95198
Jamaica
Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
 
The Child Care and Protection (Children's Homes) (Validation and Indemnity) Act, 2010 (No. 26 of 2010).
Legislation on-line, Ministry of Justice, Jamaica (PDF of Act) (consulted on 2014-02-18)

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.

Related text(s):
2005-03-29 (JAM-2005-R-70984)
Child Care and Protection (Children's Homes) Regulations, 2005 (No. 22 of 2005).



2009-10-20JAM-2009-L-95199
Jamaica
Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
 
The Child Pornography (Prevention) Act, 2009 (Act No. 13 of 2009).
Legislation on-line, Ministry of Justice, Jamaica (PDF of Act) (consulted on 2014-02-18)

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.




2005-03-29JAM-2005-R-70984
Jamaica
Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
 
Child Care and Protection (Children's Homes) Regulations, 2005 (No. 22 of 2005).
Jamaica Gazette Supplement, Proclamations, Rules and Regulations, 2005-04-05, Vol. CXXVIII, No. 20, pp. 125-138

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).

Basic text(s):
2004 (JAM-2004-L-71421)
The Child Care and Protection, 2004 (Act No. 11 of 2004).
Related text(s):
2010-08-03 (JAM-2010-L-95198)
The Child Care and Protection (Children's Homes) (Validation and Indemnity) Act, 2010 (No. 26 of 2010).



2005-03-29JAM-2005-R-70985
Jamaica
Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
 
Child Care and Protection (Advisory Council) Regulations, 2005 (No. 23 of 2005).
Jamaica Gazette Supplement, Proclamations, Rules and Regulations, 2005-04-05, Vol. CXXVIII, No. 20, pp. 139-141

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

Basic text(s):
2004 (JAM-2004-L-71421)
The Child Care and Protection, 2004 (Act No. 11 of 2004).



2004JAM-2004-L-71421
Jamaica
Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
 
The Child Care and Protection, 2004 (Act No. 11 of 2004).
Child Care and Protection Act, 2004, Government Printers, Jamaica Printing Services (1992) Ltd., Kingston, Jamaica, 89 p.
Legislation on-line, Ministry of Justice, Jamaica (PDF of Act) (consulted on 2014-02-18)

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.)


Repealed text(s):
1951-07-01 (JAM-1951-L-31424)
The Juveniles Act.
Implementing text(s):
2005-03-29 (JAM-2005-R-70984)
Child Care and Protection (Children's Homes) Regulations, 2005 (No. 22 of 2005).

2005-03-29 (JAM-2005-R-70985)
Child Care and Protection (Advisory Council) Regulations, 2005 (No. 23 of 2005).



2003-03-03JAM-2003-L-65818
Jamaica
Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
 
The Early Childhood Commission Act, 2003 (No. 2 of 2003).
Official Gazette, 2003-03-19, Vol. 13, No. 126, pp. 1-12
Act on-line, Early Childhood Commission, Jamaica (PDF) (consulted on 2012-06-29)

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




1979-04-30JAM-1979-L-31029
Jamaica
Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
 
The Law Reform (Age of Majority) Act.
Laws of Jamaica, Vol. XI
Legislation on-line, Ministry of Justice, Jamaica (PDF) (consulted on 2012-06-29)

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.




1976-11-01JAM-1976-L-31048
Jamaica
Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
 
The Status of Children Act.
Laws of Jamaica, Vol. XVII
Legislation on-line, Laws of Jamaica, Ministry of Justice, Jamaica (PDF) (consulted on 2012-06-29)

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.




1958-01-02JAM-1958-L-31828
Jamaica
Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
 
The Children (Adoption of) Act.
Laws of Jamaica, Vol. II.
Legislation on-line, Ministry of Justice, Jamaica (PDF of Act) (consulted on 2014-02-18)




  
 

  
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