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Name: Act No. 12 of 1996 to promulgate the Child Act.
Country: Egypt
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1996-03-25
Entry into force:
Published on: Al-Jarida Al-Rasmiya, 1996-03-28, Vol. 39, No. 13 (supl.), pp. 2-47
ISN: EGY-1996-L-45791
Bibliography: Al-Jarida Al-Rasmiya, 1996-03-28, Vol. 39, No. 13 (supl.), pp. 2-47
English translation, 1996, The Middle East Library for Economic Services, Cairo, Egypt, 60 p.
Abstract/Citation: Makes detailed provisions covering midwifery, registration of births, child nutrition, health and medical records, social protection, nurseries, care for children not living in their natural families, protection against road traffic hazards, education, and kindergartens. Chapter V is devoted to the welfare of working children and working mothers, the welfare of disabled children and their rehabilitation, education, and criminal responsibilty of juveniles. Also provides for the National Council for Mother and Child.
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