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Definition of the child

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CRC Article = 1
Article 1 of the CRC defines who is to be considered a "child" for the purposes of the CRC, and states that: "For the purposes of the present Convention, a child means every human being below the age of eighteen years unless, under the law applicable to the child, majority is attained earlier."

See also:
Majority   Minimum age(s)   Obligation of States   Unborn child