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Name: Regulations regarding work of children and adolescents, No. 426/1999.
Country: Iceland
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons; Hazardous child labour
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1999
Entry into force:
ISN: ISL-1999-R-64017
Bibliography: English translation English translation Laws and Regulations, Ministry of Social Affairs, Iceland PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-02-12)
Abstract/Citation: Applies to work of individuals under age of 18. Divided into 9 parts. Part 1 contains definitions, and regulates scope of application. Part 2 contains general provisions regarding work of youths under the age of 18. Regulates hazard assessment, guiding and teaching, and organisation of safety measures. Part 3 provides for unauthorised work for youths under age of 18. Contains list of unauthorised work. Also contains provisions regarding vocational training, dangerous equipment and projects, dangerous substances and physical strain. Part 4 regulates work time of adolescents. Part 5 deals with employment of children between 13 and 15 as well as those in compulsory schooling. Provides list of unauthorised work for children. Part 6 makes provision for work of youths of 13 or older at Municipal Youth Summer School. Part 7 regulates work time of children between 13 and 15. Part 8 provides for work of children and adolescents in cultural events, sports and advertising. Part 9 deals with complaints, penalty and entry into force.

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