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Children and Young Person's Act, 2006

Nation of Brunei Darussalam Country Resources Child and Youth General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Brunei Darussalam 2 July 2006 Legislation/regulation child/youth protection

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On the elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons.

Part I - Preliminary
Part II - Protectors, registrar and register
Part III - Juvenile courts
Part IV - Action team on child protection
Part V - Temporary custody, medical examination and treatment
Part VI - Offences in relation to health and welfare of children and young persons
Part VII - Notification on taking child or young person into care, custody or control
Part VIII - Trafficking in children and young persons
Part IX - Procedure in juvenile courts
Part X - Remand homes
Part XI - Places of detention
Part XII - Approved schools and approved homes
Part XIII - Provisions applicable to persons being detained in approved schools, approved homes, remand homes and places of detention
Part XIV - Expenses and contributions
Part XV - Miscellaneous

The Act also amends the Subordinate Courts Act by introducing the term "Juvenile Courts" in the necessary places as well as the Criminal Procedure Code concerning reformative training (new section 14A), repeal of the death sentence for offenders under 18 years (section 238) and rules as to rates of payments (section 384). A new Schedule is also added concerning the release of persons sentenced to reformative training. In addition, the Children's Order (No. S 64/00) is repealed.

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