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  1. South Sudan, Republic of - Hazardous child labour - Law, Act

    The Child Act, 2008 (Act No. 10 of 2008) [Southern Sudan]. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2008-10-13 | SDN-2009-L-83470

    Chapter I - Preliminary Provisions
    Chapter II - Rights and Duties of the Child
    Chapter III - Rights and Duties of Parents
    Chapter IV - Guardianship
    Chapter V - Foster-care and Adoption
    Chapter VI - Custody and Maintenance
    Chapter VII - Duties of Local Government
    Chapter VIII - Caring for Children Wrongfully Taken
    Chapter IX - A Child in Need of Special Care and Protection
    Chapter X - Child in Conflict with the Law
    Chapter XI - Institutional Arrangements
    Chapter X - Miscellaneous Provisions

  2. Soviet Union - Hazardous child labour - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 198/II-6 of the State Labour and Social Affairs Committee of the USSR and the Presidium of the All-Union Central Council of Trade Unions, to amend the list [dated 10 Sep. 1980] of processes, trades and jobs involving arduous and unhealthy working conditions in which it is not permitted to employ persons under 18 years of age.

    Adoption: 1985-06-21 | SUN-1985-R-1899

  3. Soviet Union - Hazardous child labour - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order no 169/P-12 of the State Labour and Social Affairs Committee of the USSR and the Presidium of the All-Union Central Council of Trade Unions, to amend the list of processes, occupations and jobs involving arduous and harmful conditions of work in which it is prohibited to employ persons under 18 years of age.

    Adoption: 1983-07-28 | SUN-1983-R-115

    Amends the schedule appended to Order No. 283/P-9 of 10 Sep. 1980 (provisions as to minimum age for operating agricultural machinery.

  4. Spain - Hazardous child labour - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decreto de 26 de julio sobre trabajos prohibidos a mujeres y menores

    Adoption: 1957-08-26 | ESP-1957-R-29838

  5. Sri Lanka - Hazardous child labour - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Hazardous Occupations Regulations, 2010. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2010-08-17 | LKA-2010-R-94372

    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.

  6. Sweden - Hazardous child labour - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance to repeal the Order (No. 521 of 1966) [LS 1966-Swe.2] to prohibit the employment of young persons on certain types of work.

    Adoption: 1981-02-26 | SWE-1981-R-11160

  7. Switzerland - Hazardous child labour - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordonnance du DFE du 4 décembre 2007 sur les travaux dangereux pour les jeunes. - Ordonnance Ordonnance (dans sa teneur modifiée)

    Adoption: 2007-12-04 | Date of entry into force: 2008-01-01 | CHE-2007-R-78030

  8. Syrian Arab Republic - Hazardous child labour - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Decision No. 182 amending the List of occupations in which children under sixteen may not be employed.

    Adoption: 2001-01-28 | Date of entry into force: 2001-01-28 | SYR-2001-R-59598

    This Decision lists 17 occupations in which minors under 16 may not be employed unless they produce a medical certificate that testifies to their health and physical ability to undertake the work.

  9. Syrian Arab Republic - Hazardous child labour - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order No. 1206, to amend Order No. 417 of 26 Aug. 1959 to determine the industries in which the employment of adolescents is prohibited.

    Adoption: 1974-12-11 | SYR-1974-R-15237

    Amends s. 1 and adds a new s. 4 (employment in mines).

  10. Tajikistan - Hazardous child labour - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Government Decree No. 690 of 31 October 2014 "On the National Programme of Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour for the years 2015-2020". - Legislation from CIS Countries

    Adoption: 2014-10-31 | Date of entry into force: 2014-10-31 | TJK-2014-R-99173

    In accordance with article 8 of the law "On State Perspectives, Concepts, Strategies and Programmes of Social-Economic Development", establishes the National Programme of Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labour for the years 2015-2020, which contains, inter alia, the following:
    Main categories, situation of child labour in Tajikistan, purposes and objectives of the programme, expected results, legal and financial grounds of the realization of the programme, accountability and control over the performance of it. Also introduces a plan of actions aimed at the elimination of the worst forms of child labour for the period of 2015-2020.

  11. Tanzania, United Republic of - Hazardous child labour - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Law of the Child (Child Employment) Regulations (G.N. No. 196 of 2012).

    Adoption: 2012-03-27 | TZA-2012-R-96139

    Part I - Preliminary Provisions
    Part II - Employment of the Child
    Part III - Minimum Employment Standards
    Part IV - Duties of the Employer and Employee
    Part V - Child Employment and Training
    Part VI - Compliance and Enforcement
    Part VII - Administration, Enforcement and Response

  12. Togo - Hazardous child labour - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté n° 1464/MTEFP/DGTLS du 12 novembre 2007 déterminant les travaux interdits aux enfants conformément au point 4 de l'article 151 de la loi n° 2006-010 du 13 décembre 2006 portant Code du travail.

    Adoption: 2007-11-12 | TGO-2007-R-77627

    Abroge l'arrêté n° 15/MTAS-FP du 6 décembre 1958.

  13. Tunisia - Hazardous child labour - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Arrêté du 19 janvier 2000 fixant les types de travaux dans lesquels l'emploi des enfants est interdit. - Centre national universitaire de documentation scientifique et technique

    Adoption: 2000-01-19 | TUN-2000-R-106451

  14. Tunisia - Hazardous child labour - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Décret n° 68-71 relatif à l'emploi des enfants âgés de plus de quinze ans à des travaux légers. - Centre national universitaire de documentation scientifique et technique

    Adoption: 1968-03-14 | TUN-1968-R-18426

  15. Turkey - Hazardous child labour - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations of 23 October 2004 to amend section 4 of Regulations No. 25494 of 16 June 2004 concerning dangerous work.

    Adoption: 2004-10-23 | Date of entry into force: 2004-10-23 | TUR-2004-R-69775

    Provide that heavy and dangerous works shall be forbidden for children under 16 years of age.

  16. Turkey - Hazardous child labour - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Regulations on heavy and dangerous work.

    Adoption: 1973-03-20 | Date of entry into force: 1973-03-20 | TUR-1973-R-60196

    Defines which work is to be considered heavy and dangerous, and the types of jobs for which women and minors between 16 and 18 years of age may be employed. Sets forth prohibition to employ minors under 16 years of age for heavy and dangerous work. Women and minors above 16 years of age who have completed training at special technical and vocational traning schools and have acquired vocational skills in a trade may be employed in heavy or dangerous work. Section 3 regulates issuance of medical certificate. Unofficial English translation available.

  17. Uganda - Hazardous child labour - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employment (Employment of Children) Regulations, 2012 (S.I. 2012 No. 17).

    Adoption: 2011-04-28 | UGA-2011-R-88352

    PART I - PRELIMINARY
    1. Title
    2. Interpretation
    PART II - RESTRICTIONS ON EMPLOYMENT OF CHILDREN
    3. Employment of children
    4. Activities that may be considered to be light
    5. Unsuitable and hazardous work
    6. Designation of the national list of hazardous work
    7. Employers to display list of hazardous work
    8. Apprenticeship
    9. Permits for apprenticeship programmes and artistic performances
    10. Hours of work
    11. Overtime
    12. Night Work
    13. Medical examination
    14. Authorisation by the Commissioner
    15. Register
    16. Duties of a labour officer
    17. Procedure for settlement of complaints by a labour officer
    18. Appeal to the Industrial Court
    19. Penalties

  18. Ukraine - Hazardous child labour - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Order of the Minister of Health Protection on 31st March 1994 "To Approve the List of Heavy Works and Works with Harmful and Dangerous Working Conditions, in which the Use of the Labour Force of Persons Under the Age of 18 Years is Prohibited". (МІНІСТЕРСТВО ОХОРОНИ ЗДОРОВ'Я УКРАЇНИ НАКАЗ Про затвердження Переліку важких робіт і робіт із шкідливими і небезпечними умовами праці, на яких забороняється застосування праці неповнолітніх) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1994-03-31 | Date of entry into force: 1994-07-28 | UKR-1994-R-106533

    Pursuant to the Laws of Ukraine "On Occupational Safety" (2694-12) and the Decree No. 64 of 27 January, 1993 "On Measures to Implement the Law of Ukraine "On Occupational Protection"", approves the list of heavy works and works with harmful and dangerous working conditions, in which the use of the labour of persons under the age of 18 shall be prohibited. The use of the labour of minors in the works included in the attached list shall be prohibited in all enterprises, companies and organizations irrespective of the forms of ownership and the types of their activities. Also states that admission to study in the professions enlisted in the list is allowed provided that the persons reach the age of 18 years at the time of graduation. Also establishes, that after passing the production training, persons under the age of 18 years, studying in vocational schools, can be ungagged in works included in the list not longer than for 4 hours with a strict adherence to the current sanitary, as well as occupational safety norms and rules.

  19. United Arab Emirates - Hazardous child labour - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 5/1 of 1981 concerning operations that are dangerous, arduous or detrimental to health and for which it shall be unlawful to employ young persons therein. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1981 | ARE-1981-R-68087

    Specifies that such work is prohibited for young persons under the age of 17.

  20. United Kingdom - Hazardous child labour - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Prevention of Accidents to Children in Agriculture Regulations 1998 (1998 No. 3262). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1998-01-29 | GBR-1998-R-107976

  21. United States - Hazardous child labour - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Occupations Particularly Hazardous for the Employment of Minors Between 16 and 18 Years of Age, or Detrimental to their Health or Well-Being Rule (29 CFR 570). - CFR Online

    Adoption: 1991-11-14 | Date of entry into force: 1991-12-20 | USA-1991-R-26633

    Provides changes to three Hazardous Occupations Orders, issued under section 3(1) of the Fair Labour Standards Act (LS 1966 - USA 1), which prohibit employment of minors under 18 years of age for specified occupations that are hazardous or detrimental to health.

  22. Uruguay - Hazardous child labour - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Resolución del Directorio del Instituto del Niño y del Adolescente de Uruguay (INAU) núm. 3344/2017, de 18 de octubre, que aprueba el Listado de Trabajo Peligroso Adolecente elaborado por el Comité de Erradicación del Trabajo Infantil (CETI) - Instituto del Niño y del Adolescente de Uruguay

    Adoption: 2017-10-18 | Date of entry into force: 2017-12-01 | URY-2017-M-106547

    La resolución en cuestión aprueba a partir del 1 de diciembre de 2017 el Listado de Trabajo Peligroso Adolecente elaborado por el Comité de Erradicación del Trabajo Infantil (CETI)

  23. Uruguay - Hazardous child labour - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Resolución del Directorio del Instituto del Niño y del Adolescente de Uruguay (INAU) núm. 1012/006, de 29 de mayo, que fija los criterios para definir el Trabajo Infantil Peligroso (TIP) - Instituto del Niño y del Adolescente de Uruguay

    Adoption: 2006-05-29 | URY-2006-M-106548

    La resolución en cuestión fija los criterios para definir el “Trabajo Infantil Peligroso" (TIP), partiendo de la base que el niño y el adolescente se caracterizan por encontrarse en una etapa especial de la vida, en cuyo período no deberían exponerse a trabajos que puedan afectar su normal desarrollo, como son las "peores formas de trabajo infantil". Se fijan los criterios generales para la determinación de los trabajos peligrosos, considerando las formas de trabajo que los técnicos en seguridad e higiene en el trabajo han determinado como de extrema peligrosidad, debido a los factores de riesgo o procesos peligrosos a los que están expuestos los trabajadores. Enumera, sobre la base de diferentes consideraciones (rama de actividad, puesto de trabajo y tareas, agentes o riesgos, impactos en la salud, etc.) las tareas y procesos peligrosos a los que no deben estar expuestos los niños y niñas.

  24. Uzbekistan - Hazardous child labour - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ordinance No. 30-31 of the Ministry of Labour and Social Security and the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Uzbekistan approving the list of hazardous jobs mentioned in Article 355, for which the employment of persons under the age of eighteen years is prohibited. (ЎЗБЕКИСТОН РЕСПУБЛИКАСИ МЕҲНАТ ВА АҲОЛИНИ ИЖТИМОИЙ МУҲОФАЗА ҚИЛИШ ВАЗИРЛИГИ ЎЗБЕКИСТОН РЕСПУБЛИКАСИ СОҒЛИҚНИ САҚЛАШ ВАЗИРЛИГИНИНГ ҚАРОРИ ЎН САККИЗ ЁШДАН КИЧИК ШАХСЛАРНИНГ МЕҲНАТИ ҚЎЛЛАНИШИ ТАҚИҚЛАНАДИГАН НОҚУЛАЙ МЕҲНАТ ШАРОИТЛАРИ ИШЛАРИ РЎЙХАТИНИ ТАСДИҚЛАШ ҲАҚИДА)

    Adoption: 2009-08-08 | UZB-2009-R-106532

  25. Viet Nam - Hazardous child labour - Law, Act

    Decision No. 17/2017/TT-BLDTBXH regulating the work of pupils and students in intermediate schools and colleges. (Thông tư 17/2017/TT-BLĐTBXH Quy chế công tác học sinh sinh viên trường trung cấp cao đẳng) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-06-30 | VNM-2017-L-106782

    The Decision repeals Decision No. 26/2007/QD-BLDTBXH of December 24, 2007, of the Minister of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs promulgating the regulation on pupils and students engaged in regular-training establishments and Decision No. 54/2008/QD-BLDTBXH dated May 19, 2008 of the Minister of Labor, War Invalids and Social Affairs promulgating the Regulation on evaluation of training results of regular students and pupils in vocational sites. It sets out the work that can be done by students in intermediate and colleges with respect to their vocational training.

  26. Viet Nam - Hazardous child labour - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Circular No. 10/2013/TT-BLDTBXH promulgating the list of jobs and workplaces prohibited to young workers. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2013-06-10 | Date of entry into force: 2013-08-01 | VNM-2013-M-94648

  27. Viet Nam - Hazardous child labour - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Decision No. 19/2004/QD-TTg ratifying the 2004-2010 program on prevention of, and solution to, the situation of street children, sexually abused children and children subjected to heavy labour or working under noxious and hazardous conditions. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2004-02-12 | VNM-2004-M-94646

    Ratifies the 2004-2010 Program on prevention of, and solution to, the situation of street children, sexually abused children and children subjected to heavy labor or working under noxious and hazardous conditions. The Overall objectives of the Program are to raise the awareness and promote actions of the entire society for the work of child protection; to prevent, gradually reduce and proceed to substantially reduce by the year 2010 the number of street children, sexually abused children and children subjected to heavy labor or working under noxious and hazardous conditions, and create conditions for those children to be protected, cared for, educated and to develop and enjoy an ever better life.
    2. Specific objectives:
    - To prevent the delinquency situation of children and support street children, with a view to reducing by 90% the number of those children by the year 2010, of whom 70% shall be rendered support to integrate themselves with their families.
    - To prevent, gradually reduce and proceed to substantially reduce by the year 2010 the number of sexually abused children.
    - To prevent and solve the situation that children have to do heavy jobs or work under noxious and hazardous conditions in order to reduce by 90% of the number of those children by the year 2010.
    - To raise the managerial capability of officials engaged in child protection work, specially those of the ministries, branches and People¿s Committees of all levels in charge of protecting and caring for children in special circumstances.

  28. Yemen - Hazardous child labour - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Ministerial Order No. 11 of 2013 Regulating the prohibited hazardous work and the authorized works for children under 18 years old. (قرار وزاري رقم 11 لسنة 2013 لائحة تحديد الاعمال المحظورة والاعمال المسموح بها للاطفال دون سن 18 سنة)

    Adoption: 2013-03-16 | Date of entry into force: 2013-03-16 | YEM-2013-R-106494

    In Section 7 of this Ministerial Order No. 11 of 2013, provides a list of more than 35 industries and occupations, including domestic work, work related to agriculture, fishing, textiles, mechanical work and construction, which are prohibited for children under 18 years.
    Moreover, section 8 prohibits carrying; pulling or pushing heavy weights.
    While section 15 prohibits night work and overtime work for children under 18 years.

  29. Zambia - Hazardous child labour - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Prohibition of the Employment of Young Persons and Children (Hazardous Labour) Order, 2013 (S.I. No. 121 of 2013).

    Adoption: 2013-12-09 | ZMB-2013-R-95833

    Implements section 20 of the Employment of Children and Young Persons Act. Includes list of occupations that are considered to be hazardous for the employment of young persons and children.

  30. Zimbabwe - Hazardous child labour - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Relations (Employment of Children and Young Persons) Regulations, 1997 (S.I. No. 72 of 1997).

    Adoption: 1997-03-14 | ZWE-1997-R-46825

    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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