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  1. Egypt - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Law No. 7 of 2015 amending Law No. 12 of 1996 concerning the Child Law. - Legislation online in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-02-05 | Date of entry into force: 2015-02-06 | EGY-2015-R-102486

    The Law replaces the phrase "twenty one years" in Article 110 and Article 141 of Law No. 12 of 1996 concerning the Child Law, by the phrase "eighteen years".

  2. Egypt - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Law No. 6 of 2015 amending Law No. 12 of 1996 concerning the Child Law. - Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2015-01-21 | Date of entry into force: 2015-01-22 | EGY-2015-L-102485

    The Law amends the phrase "two years" in the first paragraph of Article 46 of Law No. 12 of 1996 concerning the Child Law, by the phrase "three months".

  3. Egypt - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Council of Ministers Order No. 208 of 2014 amending Ministerial Order No. 2075 of 2010 promulgating the Executive Regulation on Child Law. - Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2014-02-13 | Date of entry into force: 2014-02-13 | EGY-2014-R-99317

    Sections 85 and 87 of Ministerial Order No. 2075 of 2010 promulgating the Executive Regulation on Child Law are replaced with new paragraphs.

  4. Egypt - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 2075 of 2010 promulgating the Executive Regulation on Child Law. - Legislation on-line in Arabic

    Adoption: 2010-07-22 | Date of entry into force: 2010-07-23 | EGY-2010-R-99316

    PART I: General Provisions.
    PART II: Child Health Care.
    PART III: Social Welfare.
    PART IV: Child Education.
    PART V: Care for the Working Child and Working Mother.
    PART VI: Care and Rehabilitation of the Disabled Child.
    PART VII: Child Culture.
    PART VIII: Child Protection and Community Treatment.

    Repeals Ministerial Order No. 3452 of 1997 promulgating the Executive Regulation on Child Law.

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

    Law No. 126 of 2008 amending the provisions of the Child Law.

    Adoption: 2008-06-15 | EGY-2008-L-79736

    Replaces Articles 2-4 (age of child, rights of child and protection, right to kinship and lawful parents), 17 (birth certificate), 49 (stipulates children with right to monthly pension), 53 (right to education), 54(2) (administration of education by guardian), 65 ("no child may be employed at any kind of work that - due to its nature or circumstances - would put the health, safety or morals of the child to danger. Moreover, no child may particularly work in any of the worst forms of work for children as identified in Convention No. 182 of 1999. Without prejudice to what is stipulated in the first clause, the executive regulations implementing the present law shall identify the system of child employment, work circumstances and fields of work, crafts, industries allowed therefor according to the child's age" - also adds new article 65-bis concerning medical examinations of children before entering into work and periodic annual examinations as well as annual leave which is to exceed the adult annual leave by seven days), 68 (rules concerning rules employer hiring a child has to abide by), 70 (maternity leave), 75 (rehabilitation of disabled child), 86 (rehabilitation tools), 94-99 (criminal responsibility of child, protection of child, establishment of a General Committee for Child Protection), 101 (penalties for children who have committed a crime), 104 (training and rehabilitation of child), 107, 111-114 and 116-117(negligence of child and criminal responsibility), 125 (right to legal assistance), 127 and 134(2) of the Child Law .

  6. Egypt - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Law No. 126/2008 amending several provisions of the Child Act (No. 12/1996); the Penal Code (No. 58/1937); and the Code on Civil Affairs (No. 143/1994).

    Adoption: 2008-06-15 | Date of entry into force: 2008-06-16 | EGY-2008-L-81386

    Several Articles of the Child Act No. 12/1996, the Penalty Code No. 58/1937, and the Code on Civil Affairs No. 143/1994. are either amended, replaced, or cancelled in this Law. The age of a child is defined to be under the age of 18 years. It guarantees the different rights of a child, including their right to live, survive, grow in a loving family, to be protected from different violent acts and physical and emotional abuse, as well as the right of equal treatment regardless of the parents' origins, and the child's right to have their own opinions. Also discusses the different stages of education the child is entitled to, and the responsibility of the parents or the care-giver has in making sure a child is receiving the proper education. The Law regulates and sets the rules and conditions for enabling the employment of children. Provides for the Government's responsibility for caring for disabled children.

  7. Egypt - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree No. 365 of 2004.

    Adoption: 2004-05-30 | EGY-2004-R-68472

    Sets up a committee in the governorate of QENA to deal with elimination of the worst forms of child labour.

  8. Egypt - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree of the Ministry of Manpower dermining system of employing children, and conditions, terms and cases in which they are employed, as well as works, vocations and industries in which it is prohibited to employ children (No. 118 of 2003).

    Adoption: 2003-06-30 | EGY-2003-R-68952

    Sets forth list of jobs for which children under the age of 18 shall not be employed. Inter alia these include: treatment, preparation, or storage of ash comprising lead, and extraction of silver from lead; production of tin and metallurgical compounds; production of lead monoxide or yellow lead oxide, lead dioxide, lead carbonate, orange lead oxide and lead sulfate, chromate and ingots; and mixing and kneading processes in the manufacture and repair of electronic batteries. Also establishes list of jobs for which children under the age of 16 shall not be employed.

  9. Egypt - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    President of the Republic of Egypt Decree No. 104/2002 on the Ratification of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the sale of children, child prostitution and child pornography, signed in Geneva on 26 April 2000.

    Adoption: 2000-04-26 | Date of entry into force: 2002-05-13 | EGY-2000-IA-78587

    The Republic of Egypt signed the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child in Geneva on 26 April 2000, while reserving the right to put reservations on the ratification.

  10. Egypt - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision by the Central Directorate for Unions and Associations at the Ministry of Social Affairs amending the founding statutes of the Public Centre of Muslim Youth Associations.

    Adoption: 1999-01-13 | Date of entry into force: 1999-01-13 | EGY-1999-R-55310

    Based on Law No. 32 of 1964 which regulates private institutions and associations.

  11. Egypt - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Act No. 12 of 1996 to promulgate the Child Act.

    Adoption: 1996-03-25 | Date of entry into force: 1996-03-29 | EGY-1996-L-45791

    Makes detailed provisions covering midwifery, registration of births, child nutrition, health and medical records, social protection, nurseries, care for children not living in their natural families, protection against road traffic hazards, education, and kindergartens. Chapter V is devoted to the welfare of working children and working mothers, the welfare of disabled children and their rehabilitation, education, and criminal responsibilty of juveniles. Also provides for the National Council for Mother and Child.

  12. Egypt - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté no. 59 de 1987 du ministre des Assurances et des Affaires sociales établissant le règlement du travail des bureaux de contrôle social et de protection des jeunes.

    Adoption: 1990-03-24 | EGY-1990-R-20561

    Arrêté pris conformément à la loi no. 31 de 1974 relative aux jeunes. Il définit le bureau de contrôle social comme étant un organisme social chargé de la protection des jeunes exposés à la délinquance ou des délinquants ainsi que du contrôle de l'exécution des mesures de contrôle social prévues dans les articles 9 à 12 de la loi no. 31 de 1974. Il prévoit une collaboration avec les bureaux du travail en vue de trouver des possibilités d'emploi pour prévenir la délinquance des jeunes.

  13. Egypt - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree (No. 12 of 1982) limiting the works, trades and industries in which juveniles under 15 can be employed.

    Adoption: 1982-02-06 | EGY-1982-R-56963

    Establishes works, trades and industries in which juveniles less than 15 years of age cannot be employed.

  14. Egypt - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree (No. 13 of 1982) limiting the works, trades and industries in which juveniles under 17 may be employed.

    Adoption: 1982-02-06 | EGY-1982-R-56964

    Establishes works, trades and industries in which juveniles less than 17 years of age cannot be employed.

  15. Egypt - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decree (No. 14 of 1982) concerning the conditions and terms of juveniles' employment.

    Adoption: 1982-02-06 | EGY-1982-R-56965

    Establishes requirements for those employing juveniles to ensure that they are medically fit for practicing the work and to provide annual medical examinations for them. Also obligates employers to post information on their juvenile employees at their places of work and to provide them with 200 grammes of milk (at unspecified intervals).


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