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Name: Child and Family Welfare Act 2016 (No. 3 of 2017).
Country: Solomon Islands
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2017-02-20
Entry into force:
ISN: SLB-2017-L-105133
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute (PacLII) PDF PDF (consulted on 2017-09-22)
Abstract/Citation: The Act sets out the framework for the care and protection of children, including those that are (or are at risk of) being exploited sexually or subject to hazardous labour. The definition of “hazardous or exploitive labour”, in relation to a child, includes any work that:
(a) is inappropriate for the child’s age; or
(b) is hazardous to the child’s physical or mental health; or
(c) impairs the child’s education and moral development.

Part 1 - Preliminary Matters
Part 2 - Objects and Principles of Act
Part 3 - Administration
Part 4 - Care and Protection of Children
Part 5 - General Offences
Part 6 - Miscellaneous Matters
Part 7- Consequential Amendments to the Adoption Act 2004

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