Uganda: Children Act 1997 (amended 2016)

Published: 2/Jun/2016

[section 4 substituted by the Children (Amendment) Act, 2016 (Act 9 of 2016)]

4. Rights of the child
(1) Every child shall have the right to—
a) live with his or her parent or guardian;
b) where capable, express his or her view, belief or opinion on any matter that affects his or her wellbeing;
c) access any information to which a parent, guardian or other person in authority deems critical to the child’s well-being;
d) to be registered after birth;
e) a name and nationality;


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Themes: Acquisition by children, Birth Registration
Regions: Uganda
Year: 2016