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Name: Law No. 34 of 2000.
Country: Syrian Arab Republic
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2000-12-21
Entry into force:
Published on: Al Jarida Al Rasmiya, 2001-01-17, No. 3, pp. 84-85
ISN: SYR-2000-L-59601
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=59601&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Al Jarida Al Rasmiya, 2001-01-17, No. 3, pp. 84-85
Abstract/Citation: Amends a number of articles in the Agricultural Relations Law of 1958. The amended articles provide, inter alia, that annual agricultural workers must be eighteen or above; shepherds and light work workers may be 13-15 and should be contracted through their parents or guardians. Light work is to be defined by the Minister of Labour. The Law prohibits the employment of anyone under 15 to do agricultural work and prohibits the employment of persons under 16 years of age in hard work which is to be defined by the Minister.

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