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CHARTER OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES ACT 2006 - SECT 17

Protection of families and children

    (1)     Families are the fundamental group unit of society and are entitled to be protected by society and the State.

    (2)     Every child has the right, without discrimination, to such protection as is in his or her best interests and is needed by him or her by reason of being a child.



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