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Name: Labour Relations (Employment of Children and Young Persons) Regulations, 1997 (S.I. No. 72 of 1997).
Country: Zimbabwe
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons; Hazardous child labour
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1997-03-14
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, Statutory Instruments, Supplement, 1997-03-14, pp. 277-280
ISN: ZWE-1997-R-46825
Bibliography: Official Gazette, Statutory Instruments, Supplement, 1997-03-14, pp. 277-280
Abstract/Citation: Prohibits the employment of children (defined as under 16 years of age) and young persons (under 18) in underground mining, night work, work involving hazardous substances or specified machinery, or work which interferes with a child's education. Permits employment of children 12 years of age or more in light work, provided that the work is limited to 6 hours a day, appropriate records are maintained, and a contract is concluded between the employer and the child's legal guardian specifying wages and hours of work.
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