Child Laws-Implementation of Child Law

Child Laws

Australian Capital Territory:Children and Young People Act (2008)

New South Wales:Children and Young Persons (Care and Protection) Act 1998 (NSW)

Northern Territories:Care and Protection of Children Act 2007 (NT)

Queensland:Child Protection and Education Legislation (Reporting of Abuse) Amendment Bill 2017

Southern Australia:Children’s Protection Act 1993 (SA)

Tasmania:Children, Young Persons and their Families Act 1997 (Tas.)

Victoria:Child Wellbeing and Safety Act 2005 (Vic.)

Western Australia:Children and Community Services Act 2004 (WA)


Child law   

The protection law of the child ( July 15th 2015) › dyn › natlex › natlex4.detail


Child law  

Law for the protection of children in conflict with the law or in danger (2014) › dyn › natlex › natlex4.detail 

An Act for the Suppression of the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography (2014) › dyn › natlex › docs › ELECTRONIC › BFA-98001


Child law  

Law No 70-483 of august 3, 1970> › pluginfile.php › mod_folder › content › 08_L…


Child law  

The law on education  (February 11th 2014)     

The protecting law the child (January 10th 2019)


Child Laws     

The Factories Act, 1948. 

The Probation of Offenders Act, 1959. 

The Child Labor Act, 1986. 

The Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1986. 

The Juvenile Justice Act, 2000. 

The Pre- Conception & Pre- Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 2002 

National Charter for Children, 2003 

National Plan of Action, 2005 

Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006 

Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act (Amendment, 2006), 2006 

The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009 

The Child Labor (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2012  The National Policy for Children, 2013 

Juvenile Justice Act, 2015 

The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2016   

Constitutional Provisions: 

Preamble Commitment: Justice, liberty, equality, & fraternity for all the citizens including children are the main purpose of the Constitution. 

Article 14: Equality before law & equal protection of laws. It is available to every person including children.   

Article 15 (3): empowers the State to make special legal provision for children. It makes mandate to the government to ensure children’s welfare constitutionally. 

Article 21: it mandates free & compulsory education for all the children in the age group of 6- 14 yrs.   

Article 23: puts total ban on forced labor & is punishable under the Act.  Article 24: prohibits employment of children in hazardous factories below the age of 14yrs.; e.g.: mine, match industries etc.   

Article 51 A clause (k) & (j): the parent or the guardian to provide opportunities for education to his child or as case may be ward between the age of 6- 14 yrs.


Child Laws     

Child Welfare Act (1947) 

Act on Regulation and Punishment of Acts Relating to Child Prostitution and Child Pornography, and the Protection of Children (1999) 

Juvenile Act (1948) 

Juvenile Training School Act (2014) 

Child Abuse Prevention Law (2000)


Child Laws     

Child Act (2001) 

Juvenile Courts Act (1947) 

Women and Girls Protection Act (1973) 

Child Protection Act (1991)


Child Laws

Child Protection Law (2016)

Law on the Rights of the Child (2016)


Child law  

The order concerning creations, composition, organization and assignment of minors jurisdiction (May 14th 1999) › dyn › natlex › natlex4.detail


Child Laws

Child and Youth Welfare Code

Anti-Violence Against Women and their Children Act (Republic Act 9262)

Child Protection Act (Republic Act No 7610)

Juvenile Justice and welfare Act (republic Act 9344)


Child Laws     

Child Welfare Act (2016) 

Juvenile Protection Act (2016) 

Act on the Protection of Children and Juveniles from Sexual Abuse (2016)


Child law  

Draft law on the protection of the child (January 22th 2016) › stories 

Ministerial Decree on Child Labor in Senegal ( june 6th 2003) › dyn › natlex › natlex4.detail 

The law on begging in Senegal (july 28th 2016) › news › 2016/07/28 › senegal-nouvelles-mesures-po…


Child Laws     

Child Protection Act B.E. 2546 (2003) 

Child Adoption Act (No.3), B.E.2553 (2010) (a revision of the 1979 act of the same name)


Child Laws     


Children Act (1989)                                                                                  

Children Act (2004)  

Children and Social Work Act (2017)


Social Service and Wellbeing Act (2014) 


Children and Young People’s Act (2014) 

Northern Ireland: 

The Children Order (1995)


Child Laws     

Law on Children (2016)


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