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  1. Malaysia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Sexual Offences Against Children Act 2017 [Act 792]. (Akta Kesalahan-Kesalahan Seksual Terhadap Kanak-Kanak 2017 [Akta 792]) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2017-07-10 | MYS-2017-L-106350

  2. Malaysia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Children And Young Persons (Employment) (Amendment) Act 2010 [Act A1386]. - Act on-line in English

    Adoption: 2010 | Date of entry into force: 2011-03-01 | MYS-2010-L-87335

    Amends section 1A(1) by inserting a new subsection (6) which provides for the definition of "hazardous work". Also amends section 7(2) by inserting the word "safety" after "health" and adds a new section 9A concerning offences by corporate bodies.

  3. Malaysia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Youth Societies And Youth Development Act 2007 [Act 668]. (Akta Pertubuhan Belia Dan Pembangunan Belia 2007 ) - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2007-06-26 | MYS-2007-L-106313

  4. Malaysia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Child Act 2001 (Act 611). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2001 | MYS-2001-L-65516

    Provides for protection of children in need of protection and rehabilitation; Part VIII deals with trafficking in and abduction of children.

  5. Malaysia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Federal Territory of Labuan (Extension of Children and Young Persons (Employment) Act) Order 2000 (P.U. (A) 401). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2000-11-01 | MYS-2000-R-75405

  6. Malaysia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Married Women and Children (Enforcement of Maintenance) Act 1968 [Act 794]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1968-03-21 | MYS-1968-L-106351

  7. Malaysia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Children and Young Persons (Employment) Act 1966 (Act 350). (Akta (Penggajian) Kanak-Kanak Dan Orang Muda 1966) - Legislation on-line in English Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1966-10-01 | MYS-1966-L-48059

    Defines a child as a person under 14 years of age and a young person as under 16. Children may be employed in light work done within the family, specified public entertainment, appreticeships, and work sponsored by the government.Forbids night work and underground work for children and young persons, and sets forth hours of work. The Minister responsible for labour may declare an employment suitable for children or young persons if he is satisfied that such employment poses no threat to the life, limb, health or morals of the employee (s. 2(4)). Children and young persons shall be competent to enter into a contract of service, provided that no damages or indemnity under the Employment Act 1955 shall be recoverable from a child or young person for breach of service (s. 13).


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