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Name: Mines (Prohibition of Female Labour Underground) Ordinance (No. 13 of 1937) (Cap. 147).
Country: Sri Lanka
Subject(s): Mining and quarrying workers; Equality of opportunity and treatment
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1937-04-16
Entry into force:
ISN: LKA-1937-L-50755
Bibliography: Labour Code of Sri Lanka, 2004, Labour Legislation (in force on 31 December 2002), Ministry of Employment and Labour, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 97-98
Labour Code of Sri Lanka - Consolidated and Updated to 31st December 2009, 2010, Ministry of Labour Relations and Productivity Promotion, Sri Lanka, pp. 233-234
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Department of Labour, Sri Lanka PDF of Act PDF of Act (consulted on 2013-10-07)
Abstract/Citation: Prohibits the employment of women in mines.

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