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Name: Employment of Women, Young Persons, and Children Act 1920.
Country: United Kingdom
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1920-12-23
Entry into force:
ISN: GBR-1920-L-71418
Bibliography: Act on-line Act on-line The Child Labor Legislative Database, University of Iowa Center for Human Rights (UICHR) (consulted on 2005-09-19)
Abstract/Citation: Places restrictions on the employment of children under the age of sixteen years in industrial undertakings. It also prohibits the employment of children under the age of fourteen years in industrial undertakings, other than an undertaking in which only members of the same family are employed.
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