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Name: The Child Care and Protection, 2004 (Act No. 11 of 2004).
Country: Jamaica
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2004
Entry into force:
ISN: JAM-2004-L-71421
Bibliography: Child Care and Protection Act, 2004, Government Printers, Jamaica Printing Services (1992) Ltd., Kingston, Jamaica, 89 p.
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Ministry of Justice, Jamaica PDF of Act PDF of Act (consulted on 2014-02-18)
Abstract/Citation: 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Repealed text(s):
Implementing text(s):

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