POPULATION-RELATED LAWS OF ZAMBIA

 
A.  Constitution

1.   Constitution, as amended through 1996

 
B.  Population Policy

 
C.  Reproductive Health and Rights

1.   Penal Code

       Abortion (Sections 151-153)

2.   Termination of Pregnancy Act

3.  Termination of Pregnancy Regulations 

4.   Integrated Reproductive Health Plan of Action 2003-2005    

 
D.   Women’s Human Rights

1.    Strategic Plan of Action for the National Gender Policy (2003-2007)

 
E.   Family Law

1.   The Marriage Act

2.   The Deceased Brother's Widow's Marriage Act

3.   The Maintenance Orders Act

4.   The Maintenance Orders (Enforcement) Act

5.   The Maintenance Orders (Enforcement) Rules


F.   Children and Adolescents

1.    The Legitimacy Act

2.    The Juveniles Act

3.    The Adoption Act

4.   The Affiliation and Maintenance of Children Act
 

G.    Health and HIV/AIDS

1.   National HIV/AIDS/STI/TB Policy

2.   Integrated Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission of HIV/AIDS Protocol Guidelines

 
H.    Criminal Law

1.    Penal Code

        Abortion (Sections 151-153, 221)

        Sex offenses (Sections 132-139, 154-164)

        Prostitution (Sections 140-150, 178)

        Pornography (Section 177)

        Negligently sprading an infection (Section 183)

        Offenses against marriage, the family, and minors (Sections 165-171, 210, 252, 254, 259)

        Trafficking (Section 253, 257, 261-262)   

I.      Labor Law

1.    The Employment Act

2.    The Employment of Young Persons and Children Act

3.    Minimum Wages and Conditions of Employment (General) Order 2002, 14 January 2002

       This Order sets maternity leave for employees
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