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Name: Protection of Young Persons (Employment) Act, 1996 (No. 16 of 1996).
Country: Ireland
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1996-06-26
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, Acts, 1996-06-26, 29 p.
ISN: IRL-1996-L-44631
Bibliography: Official Gazette, Acts, 1996-06-26, 29 p.
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Abstract/Citation: Gives effect to Council Directive No. 94/33/EC of 22 June 1994. Generally prohibits the employment of children under 16 years of age. Children 14 or older may be employed under certain conditions, provided that, inter alia, such employees are provided minimum rest, employers obtain permission from the parents, and employers maintain obligatory records.
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