Protect the rights of children in UAE legislation and laws

By : Abdulla Alketbi


The law of wadima

Protect the rights of children in UAE legislation and laws
1. Child Protection Act No. 3 - 2016
2. Federal Penal Code No. 3 - 1987
3. Juveniles and Displaced Persons Act No. 9 - 1976

Federal Penal Code No. 7 of 2016 (article 274) provides that:
Anyone who is aware of the occurrence of a crime shall be punished by imprisonment for a period not exceeding one year or by a fine
Inform the competent authorities. This penalty may be exempted if the husband has abstained
Of the offender, of his or her descendants or of those in the place of their relatives by virtue of the law
The marriage.
The Child Protection Act (2017) provides for the following:
Reports should be made by educators, doctors, social workers or others
To protect, care for or educate children.

Article (33) of Wadima Law:
Is considered to be a threat to the child or to threaten his physical, psychological, moral or mental integrity
The right to protect the following:
1. Loss of a child to his parents and his survival without a family or child.
2. The child is subjected to ostracism, neglect and homelessness.
3. The constant and continuous failure in education and care.
4. Familiarity with child abuse.
5. Child abuse or sexual abuse.
6. Exposure to exploitation by illegal organizations and organized crime, such as incitement to intolerance and hatred
Or inciting violence and intimidation.
7. The child is exposed to begging or economic exploitation.
8. The inability of parents or child-care providers to care for or raise their children.
9. Child abduction, sale or trafficking ...
10. The child has a mental or psychological disability that affects his cognitive ability.

Article (2) of the Wadima Law stipulates these terms of reference:
1. Preserve the rights of the child to life, survival and development, and to provide all necessary opportunities to facilitate this and enjoy a free and secure life
And sophisticated.
2. Protecting the child from all forms of neglect, exploitation, ill-treatment and any other physical and psychological violence
And the right of parents and others to discipline their children.
3. Raising the child to adhere to his Islamic faith and pride in his national identity and respect for the culture of human brotherhood.
4. Protect the best interests of the child.
5. Raising children's awareness of their rights, obligations and duties in a society of values of justice, equality, tolerance and moderation.
6. Raising the child to be virtuous and especially respect for his parents and his family and social surroundings.
7. To disseminate the culture of the rights of the child as widely as possible using the appropriate means
8. Involvement of the child in the areas of community life according to his age, maturity and evolving abilities so as to be based on the characteristics of the love of work
Initiative, legitimate gain and self-reliance.