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Law on the Protection of the Rights of the Child, 1996

Constitution of Mongolia Country Resources Child and Youth General Policies, Laws, Strategies & Plans, Service Standards Mongolia 1996 Legislation/regulation child/youth protection

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The purpose of the law is to coordinate relations concerning protection of child rights. Applies to all children under the age of 18 years. Rights include right to live, to develop, to be protected (in particular Article VII(6) which provides for prohibition of child labour in hazardous conditions etc.) and to participate in social life. Also outlines duties of child, government, parents, guardians, caregivers, individuals, economic entities and organisations. Establishes a National Council for Children.


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