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Name: Juveniles Act, 1956 [No. 4 of 1956] (Cap. 53).
Country: Zambia
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law; Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1956-05-04
Entry into force:
ISN: ZMB-1956-L-66450
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=66450&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Juveniles Act Juveniles Act South African Legal Information Institute (SAFLII), South Africa PDF of Act as consolidated to Act No. 13 of 1994 PDF of Act as consolidated to Act No. 13 of 1994 (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2012-06-08)
Abstract/Citation: Provides for custody and protection of juveniles in need of care, and for correction of juvenile delinquents. Divided into 6 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-2) contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 (s. 3-57) provides for protection of juveniles. Part 3 (s. 58-74) deals with juvenile delinquents. Part 4 (s. 75-108) contains administrative provisions; Part 5 (s.109-127) financial provisions, and Part 6 (s. 128-135) miscellaneous provisions.
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