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Name: Hazardous Occupations Regulations, 2010.
Country: Sri Lanka
Subject(s): Hazardous child labour; Occupational safety and health
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2010-08-17
Entry into force:
Published on: Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, 2010-08-20, No. 1667/41, pp. 1A-4A (PDF of Regulations)
ISN: LKA-2010-R-94372
Bibliography: Gazette of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, 2010-08-20, No. 1667/41, pp. 1A-4A PDF of Regulations PDF of Regulations
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Department of Labour, Sri Lanka PDF of Regulations PDF of Regulations (consulted on 2013-10-15)
Abstract/Citation: The Regulations implement the 2006 amendment to the Employment of Women, Young Persons, and Children Act (No. 47 of 1956) which added a new Section 20A prohibiting the employment of children in hazardous occupations. This regulation lists the 51 categories of work for which children may not be employed.
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