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Name: Act prohibiting the employment of children below 15 years of age in public and private undertakings, amending for this purpose Section 12, Article VIII of R.A. 7610 (R.A. No. 7658).
Country: Philippines
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1993-11-09
Entry into force:
ISN: PHL-1993-L-44261
Bibliography: Laws and Issuances on Children, Council for the Welfare of Children, pp. 55-56
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line The House of Representatives, Congress of the Philippines PDF of Act PDF of Act (consulted on 2012-02-07)
Abstract/Citation: Prohibits employment of children below 15 except when employed directly by the child's parents or legal guardian, provided that the work does not endanger the child's health and morals, and that the child is provided with primary and/or secondary education. Also permits children to be employed in entertainment productions, provided a permit is secured from the Department of Labor and Employment.
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