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Name: Punjab Restriction on Employment of Children Act 2016 (L of 2016).
Country: Pakistan - Punjab
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2016-10-29
Entry into force:
ISN: PAK-2016-L-104987
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Pakistan Code, Government of Pakistan PDF PDF (consulted on 2017-08-29)
Abstract/Citation: An Act to prohibit the employment of children and to restrict the employment of adolescents in certain occupations and processes.

1. Short title, extent and commencement
2. Definitions
3. Prohibition on employment
4. Provincial Committee on Child Labour
5. Duration of work, etc.
6. Weekly holidays
7. Notice to Inspector
8. Dispute as to age
9. Maintenance of register
10. Display of notice
11. Penalties
12. Abetment to an offence
13. Presumption of work
14. Sealing of establishment
15. Appellate authority
16. Trial of offences
17. Cognizance of offences
18. Penalties under some other laws
19. Appointment of Inspectors
20. Amendment of Schedule
21. Rules
22. Application of other laws
23. Power to remove difficulties
24. Repeal and savings
25. Repeal - Repeals the Punjab Restriction on Employment of Children Ordinance, 2016 (XIII of 2016) and the Employment of Children Act, 1991 (Act No. V of 1991).
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