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Name: Employment Young Persons and Children Act (Cap. 99:01).
Country: Guyana
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons; Hazardous child labour
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1938-04-01
Entry into force:
ISN: GUY-1938-L-46808
Bibliography: Laws of Guyana, 1973, 11 p.
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Laws of Guyana, Ministry of Legal Affairs, Guyana PDF of Act as at L.R.O. 1/2012 PDF of Act as at L.R.O. 1/2012 (consulted on 2017-11-09)
Abstract/Citation: Defines "child" as a person under 14 years of age; a "young person" as under 16. Prohibits the employment of children in industrial enterprises and aboard ships, and the employment of women and young persons in night work.
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