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Name: Shops Ordinance, 1959 (No. 10 of 1959)(Cap. 287).
Country: Belize
Subject(s): Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave; Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1959-10-10
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, 1959-10-08, No. 10, pp. 67-82 (DOC.NORMES)
ISN: BLZ-1959-L-61866
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=61866&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 1959-10-08, No. 10, pp. 67-82 (DOC.NORMES)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Laws of Belize - Belizelaw.Org, Government of Belize, Belize PDF of Act (2003 rev.) PDF of Act (2003 rev.) (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2013-12-16)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Laws of Belize - Belizelaw.Org, Government of Belize, Belize PDF of Subsidary Legislation PDF of Subsidary Legislation (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2013-12-16)
Abstract/Citation: Consolidates and amends law relating to opening and closing of shops, as well as hours of employment therein. Part II regulates employment of shop assistants. Prohibits employment of persons under the age of fourteen in any shop. Also provides for restriction on working hours, overtime employment, overtime rates, and part-time employment. Part III regulates hours of opening and closing; Part IV annual holidays. Part V contains miscellaneous provisions.
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