Zambia: Children’s Code Act No.12 of 2022

Published: 9/Août/2022

Article 8: Name and nationality

(1) A child has a right, from birth, to a name and nationality and where a child is deprived of that child’s identity, the State shall provide appropriate assistance with a view to establishing that identity.
(2) Subject to this Act, a child has a right to establish who that child’s biological parents are, where practicable, if it is in the best interest of a child.
(3) A child shall be registered after birth in accordance with the Births and Deaths Registration Act.


Themes: Acquisition par les enfants, Enregistrement des naissances
Regions: Zambie
Year: 2022