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Name: Labour Act (Cap. 297).
Country: Belize
Subject(s): Labour codes, general labour and employment acts; Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1959-12-31
Entry into force:
ISN: BLZ-1959-L-64160
Bibliography: Labour Act (Chapter 297) - The Substantive Laws of Belize, 2000, Law Revision Commissionner, Government Printer, Belmopan, Belize, Revised Edition 2000, 106 p.
Legislation and Administrative Regulations for First Reports, Belize, Part I
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.) (consulted on 2013-12-16)
Act on-line Act on-line ILO Database of Caribbean Labour Legislation (consulted on 2013-12-16)
Abstract/Citation: Part I: Preliminary. Part II: The Labour Department. Part III: Labour Inspection. Part IV: Labour Advisory Board. Part V: Contracts of Service Generally. Part VI: Oral Contracts of Service. part VII: Written Contracts of Service. Part VIII: Recruiting. Part IX: Employment Service. Part X: Protection of Wages. Part XI: Hours of Work, Overtime and Holidays (including, inter alia, breaks, night rest, shifts and payment of daily workers). Part XII: Labour Clauses in Public Contracts (including freedom of workers to join trade unions). Part XIII: Safety, Health and Housing. Part XIV: Forced Labour. Part XV: Employment of Women and Children (also provisions on employment at sea). Part XVI: Maternity Protection. Part XVII: Domestic Servants. Part XVIII: Severance Pay Provisions. Part XIX: Miscellaneous Provisions.
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