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Neglected and Criminal Children's Amendment Act 1878, Victoria


‘An Act to further amend the Law relating to Neglected and Criminal Children’ (Act no. 626) amended the Neglected and Criminal Children’s Act 1864. It allowed for the Governor in Council to transfer any child in an industrial school to a reformatory school and vice versa for the period of their term of detention.

Left to operation 16 May 1879. Government Gazette No. 52, 1879, p.1123.
This Act was repealed by the Juvenile Offenders Act 1887 on 1 January 1888.
Number 626.

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