Protection of Minors in UK Law

Legislation
  • Private International Law (Implementation of Agreements) Act 2020
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 2020
    ... ... in respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children concluded on 19th October 1996 at The Hague; ... (2) Before ... authorities and the law applicable in respect of the protection of minors is in need of revision,Desiring to establish common provisions to this ... ...
  • Nationality and Borders Act 2022
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 2022
    ... ... of British overseas territories citizenship by registration: minors) —(a) in subsection (2) , for “within the period of twelve months from ... ;(b) in paragraph (a) , for “claim for asylum” substitute “protection claim”;(c) in paragraph (b) —(i) for sub-paragraph (iii) ... ...
  • Guardianship Act 1973
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 1973
    ... ... , on the application of any guardian under the Guardianship of Minors Act 1971, or (before or after the death of either parent) on the ... amended as follows:(a) in the Reserve and Auxiliary Forces (Protection of Civil Interests) Act 1951, in section 2(1) (d) , after the words the ... ...
  • Recognition of Trusts Act 1987 (Overseas Territories) Order 1989
    • UK Non-devolved
    • 1 de Enero de 1989
    ... ... (a) the protection of minors and incapable parties; ... (b) the personal and proprietary ... ...
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Books & Journal Articles
  • Trends of age of consent legislation in Europe
    • No. 8-1, March 2017
    • New Journal of European Criminal Law
    Over the past few decades, many national jurisdictions on the European continent have revised their age of consent legislation. A comparison of the age of consent laws of 59 jurisdictions in 2004 a...
    ... ... –signals that nowadays much greater emphasis is placed on the protection of children againstnegative and premature sexual experiences. This ... Thisacknowledgement of the need for increased protection of minors in relationships characterized bya power imbalance deserves following by ... ...
  • I Book Review: Unaccompanied Minors. Rights and Protection
    • No. 26-2, June 2008
    • Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights
  • The Use of Alternative Regulatory Instruments to Protect Minors in the Digital Era: Applying Freedom of Expression Safeguards
    • No. 29-2, June 2011
    • Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights
    Since the mid-1990s, it has become increasingly clear that legislation, used to protect minors against harmful content in traditional media, is not suitable to regulate the drastically transformed ...
    ... ... freedom of ex pression and aims to asse ss with which freedom of expression safeguards the ARIs must comply in order to guarantee the protection that this right entails. To achieve this, the article examines, on the one hand, the applicability of Article 10 ECHR with respect to ARIs, and, on ... ...
  • Lampedusa humanitarian emergency in 2011: the case of unaccompanied migrant minors
    • No. 19-3, July 2012
    • Journal of Financial Crime
    • 279-290
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to highlight the situation on the unaccompanied foreign minors in the Italian legal system, paying special attention to the Lampedusa humanitarian emergency in...
    ... ... – The legal treatment of these subjects is on the borderlinebetween two distinct sets of laws: those for minors, based on principles of protection and support; andthose for immigrants based on public security and therefore inspired by principles of controland defense. For this reason the ... ...
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