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  1. Zambia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - 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.

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

    Juveniles (Amendment) Act, 2011 [Act No. 3 of 2011]. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2011-04-15 | ZMB-2011-L-94963

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

    Employment of Young Persons and Children (Amendment) Act, 2004 (No. 10 of 2004). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2004-09-08 | ZMB-2004-L-82353

    Amends the principal Act (Cap. 274) by amending the long title by inserting after "and children" the words "to implement the International Labour Organisation Convention on Minimum Age and the International Labour Organisation Convention on the Worst Forms of Child Labour". Consequential amendments include increasing the definition of child from fourteen to fifteen years and inserting two new definitions, one on "covered worksites" and the other on the "worst forms of child labour" into section 2. Also amends section 4, in particular by inserting a new section 4A on the prohibition of the employment of children and 4B on the prohibition of employment of children in the worst forms of child labour. Amendments to section 7 and 17 concern exceptions with respect to light work for family purposes and artistic performances. A new section 17A is also inserted concerning prohibition of employment for the worst forms of child labour.

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

    Affiliation and Maintenance of Children Act, Cap. 64. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1995-04-28 | ZMB-1995-L-107959

    An Act to provide for court orders as to paternity; to consolidate the law relating to the maintenance of children; to bring the law of Zambia into conformity with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child dated 20th November, 1989, to which Zambia is a State Party; to abrogate the application of so much of the Maintenance Orders Act, and of the laws of the United Kingdom, as provides for the maintenance of children; and to provide for matters connected with or incidental to the foregoing.

  5. Zambia - Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons - Law, Act

    Medical Examination of Young Persons (Underground Work) Act (No. 20 of 1973) (Cap. 216). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1973-03-23 | ZMB-1973-L-66217

    Provides for implementation in Zambia of ILO Convention Nr. 124 concerning medical examination of young persons for fitness for emplyoment underground in mines. Establishes that no employer shall employ or require to work underground in a mine any person under the age of 21, unless after thorough medical examination carried out by or under supervision of approved physician, such person is certified by physician to be in every way physically fit for such work. Also provides for some related matters.

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

    Births and Deaths Registration Act, Cap. 51 (Act No. 21 of 1973). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1973-03-23 | ZMB-1973-L-107964

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

    Juveniles Act, 1956 [No. 4 of 1956] (Cap. 53). - Juveniles Act

    Adoption: 1956-05-04 | ZMB-1956-L-66450

    Provides for custody and protection of juveniles in need of care, and for correction of juvenile delinquents. Divided into 6 parts. Part 1 (s. 1-2) contains preliminary provisions. Part 2 (s. 3-57) provides for protection of juveniles. Part 3 (s. 58-74) deals with juvenile delinquents. Part 4 (s. 75-108) contains administrative provisions; Part 5 (s.109-127) financial provisions, and Part 6 (s. 128-135) miscellaneous provisions.


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