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Name: Family Courts Act of 1997 (No. 8369).
Country: Philippines
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1997-10-28
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, 1998-03-09, Vol. 94, No. 10, pp. 1753-1756
ISN: PHL-1997-L-50631
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=50631&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 1998-03-09, Vol. 94, No. 10, pp. 1753-1756
Abstract/Citation: Provides for the establishment of Family Courts in every province and city. Sets forth required qualifications for Family Court judges and the jurisdiction of courts, which shall include matters regarding juvenile crime, domestic violence, custody, and child abuse.

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