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1. What is the new legal age for camel jockeys?


2.What are the three possible punishments for offenders?



3. What is the minimum weight for a camel jockey?


4. Name two places where these young jockeys usually come from


Now mark the following statements TRUE or FALSE by marking the appropriate box  True False
The ban on underage jockeys will start at the end of September    
First time offenders will have to pay Dh 20,000    
It is the first time there has been a ruling about child jockeys    
Most boy jockeys are from poor village families    
There can be three offences before a prison sentence    

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