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  1. Bahamas - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Child Protection (Amendment) Act, 2014 - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-05-06 | BHS-2014-L-97018

    An act to amend the Child Protection Act with respect to guardianship and the implementation of an alert system for missing children.

  2. Bahamas - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Child Protection (Juvenile Court Panels) Order, 2013 (S.I. No. 6 of 2013). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-01-11 | Date of entry into force: 2013-01-01 | BHS-2013-R-94028

    Sets out in the First Schedule the names of the persons who are to constitute the Panel for the New Providence Juvenile Court for a period of three years commending on the 1st day of January 2013. They shall also constitute the Panel for the Grand Bahamas Juvenile Court and the Abaco Juvenile Court for the same period.

  3. Bahamas - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Child Protection Act, 2007 (No. 1 of 2007) (Chapter 132).

    Adoption: 2007-01-16 | Date of entry into force: 2009-10-01 | BHS-2007-L-75790

    Preliminary [child is defined in interpretation section as being under 18 years old]
    Part I - Rights of the child [includes section concerning prohibition of harmful employment - section 7]
    Part II - Legal capacity and guardianship of children
    Part III - Custody
    Part IV - Family maintenance
    Part V - Proceedings to enforce right to maintenance
    Part VI - Care and protection of children
    Part VII - Approved children homes
    Part VIII - Establishment, functions and terms of reference of the National Committee for Families and Children
    Part IX - Proceedings involving children
    Part X - Representation and monitoring of children
    Part XI - Children detained or brought before a court
    Part XII - Juvenile courts
    Part XIII - Places of detention
    Part XIV - Miscellaneous
    Repeals the Children and Young Persons Act, Ch. 97.

  4. Bahamas - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Early Childhood Care Act, 2004 (No. 1 of 2004).

    Adoption: 2004-06-17 | BHS-2004-L-68762

    Provides for regulation and management of day-care centres and pre-schools.

  5. Bahamas - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Status of Children Act, 2002 (No. 6 of 2002). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002-01-01 | Date of entry into force: 2002-02-01 | BHS-2002-L-94044

    An Act to reform the law relating to children by providing for their equal status.


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