|Name:||Protection of Children and Youths Welfare and Rights Act, 1992.|
|Country:||China - Taiwan, Province of China|
|Subject(s):||Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Legislation on-line Ministry of the Interior, http://www.moi.gov.tw/, Taiwan PDF of Act in English (consulted on 2014-04-10)
Legislation on-line Laws and Regulations Database of the Republic of China, http://law.moj.gov.tw/, Taiwan PDF of Act in Chinese as amended to 22/01/2013 (consulted on 2014-04-11)
|Abstract/Citation:||The purpose of this Act is to promote healthy development of body and mind, protect their interest, and increase the welfare of children and youth. The Act inter alia deals with employment preparation, vocational training and employment opportunities for youth over the age of 15 years old.
Article 48 provides that "parents, guardians, or other people looking after children and youth will prohibit children and youth from working as a waiter/waitress in Paragraph 1 of the Article or undertaking dangerous, abnormal or other work that could harm their mental development. No one is to use, employ, or force/seduce children and youth to undertake work that may damage their mental development."