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Ordonnance 62-038 du 19 septembre 1962 sur la protection de l'enfance (62-038 Order of September, 19th 1962 on the protection of children)

Government of Madagascar Country Resources Child and Youth General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Madagascar 19 September 1962 Legislation/regulation child/youth protection, health service

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Cette ordonnance vise a proteger les enfants. Elle rappelle que l'enfant occupe au sein de la famille une place privilégiée, et que la responsabilité de son éducation appartient en premier lieu à la famille.

Toutefois, lorsque la sécurité, la moralité, la santé ou l'éducation d'un mineur de dix-huit ans sont compromises, l'Etat intervient, soit pour aider et assister la famille, soit pour prendre d'autres mesures d'assistance.

This order aims at protecting children. It reminds that the child has a special place in the family, and that the family is responsible for his education.

However, when the safety, morality, health or education of a minor under eighteen are compromised, the State intervenes either to help and assist the family or to take other assistance measures.


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