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The Law of the Child Act, 2009

Government of the United Republic of Tanzania Country Resources Child Rights Legislation United Republic of Tanzania 4 November 2009 Legislation/regulation child and adolescent, quality care

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The Law of the Child Act, 2009 (Act No. 21/09)

"An Act to provide for reform and consolidation of laws relating to children, to stipulate rights of the child and to promote, protect and maintain the welfare of a child with a view to giving effect to international and regional conventions on the rights of the child; to provide for affiliation, foster care, adoption and custody of the child; to further regulate employment and apprenticeship; to make provisions with respect to a child in conflict with law and to provide for related matters."

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