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Original name: Laki nuorista työntekijöistä
Name: Young Workers' Act (998/1993).
Country: Finland
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1993-11-19
Entry into force:
Published on: Soumen Säädöskokoelma, 1993-11-25, No. 998, pp. 2654-2657
ISN: FIN-1993-L-35221
Bibliography: Soumen Säädöskokoelma, 1993-11-25, No. 998, pp. 2654-2657
Unofficial English Translation (as amended) Unofficial English Translation  (as amended) Ministry of Labour, Finlex, Finland PDF PDF (consulted on 2011-03-21)
Acts on-line in Finnish and Swedish Acts on-line in Finnish and Swedish FINLEX, Ministry of Justice, Finland PDF in Finnish [as amended] PDF in Finnish [as amended] (consulted on 2011-03-21)
Abstract/Citation: Provides for minimum age for admission to employment (15 years and not liable to compulsory school attendance) and conditions to perform light work. Contains provisions dealing with contract of employment, working hours (regular working hours, overtime, maximum working hours, periods of rest), occupational safety and health (training and guidance, medical examination) and special permits. Repeals the Young Workers' Protection Act (No. 669 of 1967). Unofficial translation (Ministry of Labour, Oct. 2002) available online in English.
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