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Name: National Child Protection Authority Act (No. 50 of 1998).
Country: Sri Lanka
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1998-11-12
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, Supplement to Part II, 1998-11-13, 19 p. (PDF) (DOC.NORMES)
ISN: LKA-1998-L-52618
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=52618&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Official Gazette, Supplement to Part II, 1998-11-13, 19 p. PDF PDF (DOC.NORMES)
Abstract/Citation: Establishes a National Child Protection Authority with the function of devising policy on the protection of children from child abuse and the effects of armed conflict. The Authority shall also prepare a national database on child abuse and consult with the tourism sector with a view to minimising opportunities for child abuse.

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