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Prevention of Cruelty to Children Act

The Parliament of Barbados; Government of Barbados Country Resources Child and Youth General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Barbados 1996 Legislation/regulation child/youth protection

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An Act for the prevention of cruelty to and for the protection of children. This Act came into operation on 10/12/1904 and was amended in 1958, 1967, 1981, 1994 and 1996.

The provisions of this Act relating to the parent of a child shall apply to the step-parent of the child and to any person cohabiting with the parent of the child, and the expression "parent", when used in relation to a child, includes the guardian and every person who is by law liable to maintain the child.


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