Faculty of Business and Law

Legal Resources

Laws relating to children


Child 1

A Matter of Priority: Children and the Legal Process
1997 Draft Recommendation Paper of the Australian Law Reform Commission

National Children and Youth's Law Centre
Publications, casework, reports, documents and more

  • Lawstuff.org
    Run by NCYLC includes state-by-state information on relevant laws for children


Child Care Act (Cth)
Children and Young Persons Act 1989 (Vic)

United KingdomChild2

Association of Lawyers for Children
News, information and links.

The Children's Law Centre (Northern Ireland)
Northern Ireland - lots of resources, local and international (such as laws, reports, press releases, international standards and more) - includes adult and children's sections

Children's Legal Centre
Legal information and publications. "The Children's Legal Centre is a unique, independent national charity concerned with law and policy affecting children and young people"

United States

American Bar Association Center on Children and the Law
Links, publications, discussion group, reports and other resources

The Children's Law Center
District of Columbia. "The Children's Law Center (CLC) is the largest civil legal service provider in DC and the only organization that provides comprehensive legal representation specifically for children. "


Youth Law (NZ)
New Zealand site with news and resources

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7th June 2013