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Name: Decree of the Ministry of Manpower dermining system of employing children, and conditions, terms and cases in which they are employed, as well as works, vocations and industries in which it is prohibited to employ children (No. 118 of 2003).
Country: Egypt
Subject(s): Hazardous child labour; Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2003-06-30
Entry into force:
Published on: Unofficial English translation, 2004 (PDF 35KB)
ISN: EGY-2003-R-68952
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=68952&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Unofficial English translation, 2004 PDF 35KB PDF 35KB
The Executive Decrees of the Labour Law (in English), 2004-03, Meles Bulletin, The Middle East Library for Economic Services, Egypt, pp. 43-55 (DOC.NORMES)
Abstract/Citation: Sets forth list of jobs for which children under the age of 18 shall not be employed. Inter alia these include: treatment, preparation, or storage of ash comprising lead, and extraction of silver from lead; production of tin and metallurgical compounds; production of lead monoxide or yellow lead oxide, lead dioxide, lead carbonate, orange lead oxide and lead sulfate, chromate and ingots; and mixing and kneading processes in the manufacture and repair of electronic batteries. Also establishes list of jobs for which children under the age of 16 shall not be employed.

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