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Name: Prakas No. 298 of 1998 on Derogation of Prohibition of Children from Performing Night Work (MoSALVY).
Country: Cambodia
Subject(s): Hazardous child labour
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1998-05-08
Entry into force:
Published on: Unofficial translation, 2 p.
ISN: KHM-1998-R-63108
Bibliography: Unofficial translation, 2 p.
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Cambodian National Council for Children (CNCC), Cambodia PDF of Declaration in English PDF of Declaration in English (consulted on 2013-06-14)
Abstract/Citation: Establishes that children between 16 and 18 may be employed to perform night work in iron and steel factories, glass factories, paper factories, sugar factories and gold ore refineries, but only for the purpose of apprenticeship or professional training. Daily working hours of children shall not exceed eight hours. Employers who want to employ children for night work must have approval from Labour Inspector. Also provides for derogation from prohibition to employ children for night work under Article 1 of Labour Law.
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