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  1. Iraq - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Law No. 48 of 2013 on the accession of the Republic of Iraq to the Huge Convention on the Civil aspects of International Child Abduction. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-01-07 | Date of entry into force: 2014-01-07 | IRQ-2014-L-96873

    The accession of the Republic of Iraq to the Huge Convention on the Civil aspects of International Child Abduction.

  2. Iraq - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Law No. 28 of 2012 Combating Trafficking in Persons. - Legislation online in Arabic Legislation on-line in English

    Adoption: 2012-04-23 | Date of entry into force: 2012-04-23 | IRQ-2012-L-94253

    Article 1: Definitions.
    Article 2: Establishing a Committee within the Ministry of Interior called "The Central Committee to combat Human Trafficking".
    Article 3: The Commission Functions.
    Article 4: Establishing a subcommittee named, "The Subcommittee to Combat Human Trafficking" in each territory or irregular province.
    Article 5 - Article 9: Penalties.
    Article 10: Consent by a victim to human trafficking shall not be accepted as a defence.
    Article 11: The commitment and the duties of the State Directorates to assist the victims of human trafficking taking into account the children needs.

    In the cases there is no specific text stipulated in the law, the provisions of the Penal Code shall apply.

  3. Iraq - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Resolution No. 685 of the Revolutionary Command Council concerning the employment of juveniles.

    Adoption: 1989-10-30 | IRQ-1989-R-8536

    Allows juvenile employment for purpose of training without age restriction, provides that employment wage shall be determined in agreement with the employer.

  4. Iraq - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Instruction No. 19 of 1987 (on Child Labour)

    Adoption: 1987-01-01 | IRQ-1987-R-57207

    Establishes the industries and sectors where it is illegal to employ child labour. These are construction, employment involving work with lead, toxic substances, tanneries, or any other place of employment deemed hazardous to the health or morals of a child.

  5. Iraq - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulation No. 3 of 1986: First Amendment to the Regulation of Employing and Regulating the Juveniles Work. No. 37 of 1972.

    Adoption: 1986-02-10 | IRQ-1986-R-2236

    Prohibits employment of juveniles generally in work dangerous to their health or character and in particular types of work (in mines and quarries, as stokers on vessels, etc.). Replaces s. 2 of the Regulation of 1972. English translation in the Official Gazette of the Republic of Iraq, 21 May 1986, No. 21, p. 7.

  6. Iraq - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act No. 162 (1975) Youth ("Futuwa") and Young People's Squads

    Adoption: 1975-01-01 | IRQ-1975-L-57212

    Provides for the raising of youth and young people's squads in order to mobilize and train young human resources in various stages of their development, so that they may be capable of backing up the Iraqi armed forces whenever necessary. Establishes the Council of Youth (Futuwa) and Young People's squads for this purpose. Provides for the establishment of training centres. Governs the Council's finances and accounts.


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