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  1. Guyana - Manufacturing workers - Law, Act

    Factories (Hours and Holidays) Act (Cap. 95:02). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1947 | GUY-1947-L-42169

    Provides comprehensive legislation governing factories. Part II regulates the registration of factories. Part III relates to factory inspection. Factories shall be inspected by inspectors representing the Labour Authority (s. 9), or, in cases of injury or death, by examining surgeons (s. 12). Part IV concerns safety. Section 19 prohibits the employment of children in any factory. Part V relates to holidays and rest periods. S. 23 governs rest periods for night shifts; s. 24 relates to overtime. Part VI defines the power of the Minister to make regulations concerning, inter alia, health, safety, medical supervision, boilers, ventilation, and records and certificates. Part VII sets out offences, penalties and procedures. Part VIII contains miscellaneous provisions, including a requirement that an abstract of the Act and any regulations made thereunder be displayed in every factory (s. 35).

  2. Guyana - Manufacturing workers - Law, Act

    Factories (Dangerous Trades Regulation) Act (Cap. 95:03). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1891 | Date of entry into force: 1891-04-22 | GUY-1891-L-72134

    Concerns manufactures of explosive or inflammable substances.

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