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Childcare and Protection Act (No. 29 of 2003).

Main Region

First Region

Antigua and Barbuda
Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Law, Act

Second Region

Provides for establishment of Childcare and Protection Agency. Functions of Agency including to monitor private childare facilities in order to promote care and protection of children, to provide counselling and similar therapeutic services for children in need of care and protection, to investigate allegations, reports or complaints of abuse or neglect of children, and to promote the rights of the child and public awareness of those rights. Also makes provision for licensing of childcare facilities, maintenance of appropriate standards in respect of their operations, as well as for certain other matters relating to safety, care and protection of children.

Electronic region

Serial region

    Serial title
    Official Gazette
    Page range
    pp. 1-15