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Name: Labour Department Act (Cap. 23)
Country: Barbados
Subject(s): Labour inspection
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1978-01-01
Entry into force:
Published on: The Laws of Barbados, Chapter 23, 1978, pp. 3-8
ISN: BRB-1978-L-51886
Bibliography: The Laws of Barbados, Chapter 23, 1978, pp. 3-8
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Abstract/Citation: Provides for the duties of the Chief Labour Officer, Deputy Chief Labour Officer and Labour Officers in the Ministry of Labour. Authorizes these Officers to make inspections of businesses and employers. Gives theses Officers the power to enter premises and obtain information (with the exception of when any Officer has a direct or indirect interest in the business in question). Gives employers the duty to furnish requested information to the Officers and makes the failure to give requested information an offence. Prohibits the disclosure of manufacturing or industrial secrets by the Chief Labour Officer, the Deputy Chief Labour Officer and every Labour Officer. Also prohibits the disclosure of the indentification of individuals or businesses inspected in any government publication.

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