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Timeline :: Children and Young Persons Act (England and Wales) passed

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The Children and Young Persons Act (England and Wales) 1933 was passed. The 1933 act raised the minimum age for execution to 18, raised the minimum age of criminal responsibility from 7 to 8 years, included guidelines on the employment of school-age children, set a minimum working age of 14 and made it illegal for adults to sell cigarettes or other tobacco products to children.