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Name: Foster Care Act of 2012 (R.A. No. 10165).
Country: Philippines
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2012-06-11
Entry into force:
ISN: PHL-2012-L-94023
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line House of Representatives, Congress of the Philippines PDF of Act PDF of Act (consulted on 2013-08-30)
Abstract/Citation: Adopted to implement Article XV of the Constitution concerning the States duty to protect children. The objective of the Act is to prioritize foster care over institutional care and respect the relationship the child has with their biological family while continuing to protect the child.
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