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CARE AND PROTECTION OF CHILDREN ACT 2007 (NO 37 OF 2007) - SECT 9

Treating child with respect

    (1)     Each child is a valued member of society and is entitled to be treated in a way that respects the child's dignity and privacy.

    (2)     Decisions involving a child should be made:

    (a)     promptly having regard to the child's circumstances; and

    (b)     in a way that is consistent with the cultural, ethnic and religious values and traditions relevant to the child; and

    (c)     with the informed participation of the child, the child's family and other people who are significant in the child's life.



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