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Children’s Act 2005

Republic of The Gambia Country Resources Child and Youth General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Gambia 21 July 2005 Legislation/regulation child/youth protection

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This is an Act to set out the rights and responsibilities of children, to consolidate the laws relating to children, to provide for the care, protection and maintenance of children, to establish a Children’s Court, to provide for a criminal justice system for children and for other connected purposes.

Enacted on: 21.07.2005

This document was uploaded to MiNDbank on 10.07.2014.


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