Law 147/99, 1 September - Protection of Children and Young Persons
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The Public attorneys office represents children and young people in danger : "proposing actions requiring civil and tutelary procedures by using any legal means necessary to promote and defend their rights and their protection" (Article 72º / 3) . The measures are in Article 39º to 51º - Support parents and other members from the family, parental education and family support
put the child under the care of a competent person selected for adoption, foster care.
Public Diary — I series-A 1 September 1999 - Law n. 147/99 http://dre.pt/pdf1s/1999/09/204A00/61156132.pdf
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