Title The Child Right Act, 2007
Publisher National Legislative Bodies / National Authorities
Author President and Members of Parliament of Sierra Leone
Publication Date 3 September 2007
Country Sierra Leone
Topics Children's rights | Citizenship / Nationality law
Citation / Document Symbol No. 7 of 2007
Reference Supplement to the Sierra Leone Gazette Extraordinary Vol. CXXXVIII, No. 43, 3 September 2007
Cite as The Child Right Act, 2007 [Sierra Leone], No. 7 of 2007, 3 September 2007, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/468a5ed02.html [accessed 29 August 2014]
Comments Signed on 13 July 2007. Being an Act to provide for the promotion of the rights of the child compatible with the Convention on the Rights of the Child, adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 20th November, 1989, and its Optional Protocol of 8th September, 2000, and the African Charter on the Rights and Welfare of the Child, and for other related matters.

Repeals the Corporal Punishment Act. Amends the Protection of Women and Girls Act (Cap 30). Amends the Prevention of Cruelty to Children Act (Cap. 31). Amends the Children and Young Persons Act (Cap. 44). Amends the Muslim Marriage Act (Cap. 96). Amends the Armed Forces of Sierra Leone Act, 1961 (No. 34 of 1961). Amends the Interpretation Act, 1971 (No. 8 of 1971).
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