Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)

Iceland has notified the Office of the High Commissioner of Human Rights on its ratification of the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) on the Sale of Children, Child Prostitution and Child Pornography, and the Optional Protocol to the CRC on the involvement of children in armed conflict. The two protocols, along with the Convention on the Rights of the Child, were incorporated into law by the adoption of Act 19/2013, which entered into force on 13 March 2013. 
 
In addition, Iceland has withdrawn its reservation to Article 37 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
 

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