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Child Protection Act

The Government of Mauritius Country Resources Child and Youth General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Mauritius 1 April 1995 Legislation/regulation child/youth protection

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SECTION
1. Short title
2. Interpretation
3. Enquiry
3A. Child Mentoring Scheme
3B. Child Mentoring Committee
3C. Child mentor
3D. Mentoring order
3E. Report on compliance
3F. Offence by child mentor
4. Emergency protection order
5. Duration of order
6. Discharge of order
7. Follow-up action
8. Committal to place of safety
9. Removal from place of safety
10. Appeal
11. Duty to report
12. Recording of statement
13. Ill-treatment
13A. Child trafficking
13B. Abandonment of child
13C. Abducting child
14. Sexual offences
15. Indecent photographs of children
16. Licensed premises
17. Mendicity
18. Offences and penalties
19. Jurisdiction
19A. Extradition
20. Protection from liability
21. Regulations

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Child Protection Act
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