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CRC concluding observations 2016, paragraph 20

UN recommendation

Plain English recommendation

Government should:

Raise the minimum age of marriage to 18 years across all devolved administrations and overseas territories.


Original UN recommendation

The Committee recommends that the State party raise the minimum age of marriage to 18 years across all devolved administrations, overseas territories and Crown dependencies.

Date of UN examination

23/05/2016

UN article number

Article 1 (definition of the child)

Last updated on 08/10/2019