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Name: Employment of Women, Young Persons and Children Act (L.f. 5 of 1938) (Chap. 90:06)
Country: Dominica
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1939-02-01
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, 1991, No. 1, pp. 3-7
ISN: DMA-1939-L-57317
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 1991, No. 1, pp. 3-7
Act on-line Act on-line Government of the Commonwealth of Dominica PDF PDF (consulted on 2009-04-06)
Abstract/Citation: Makes provision for prohibition of employment of children; liability of parent or guardian; restrictions on employment at night of young persons, including exemptions of industries affected by exceptional circumstances or in case of emergency; false certificate or representation of age; restrictions on employment at night of women, including exemptions; liability of agent or workman; reduction of night period; suspension of prohibition of night work; and some related matters.
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