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Name: Decree No. 8987 of 2012 concerning the prohibition of employment of minors under the age of 18 in work that may harm their health, safety or morals.
Country: Lebanon
Subject(s): Hazardous child labour
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2012-09-29
Entry into force:
Published on: Al-Jarida Al-Rasmiya, 2012-10-04, No. 42, P. 4367 - P. 4371
ISN: LBN-2012-R-92729
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=92729&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Al-Jarida Al-Rasmiya, 2012-10-04, No. 42, P. 4367 - P. 4371
Unofficial English Translation, 2012, 7 pages PDF - Unofficial English Translation PDF - Unofficial English Translation
Legislation online in Arabic Legislation online in Arabic Republic of Lebanon - Presidency of the Council of Ministers, Beirut, Republic of Lebanon PDF of Decree in Arabic PDF of Decree in Arabic (consulted on 2013-04-03)
Abstract/Citation: Article 1: Minors under the age of 18 shall not be employed in totally prohibited works and activities which, by their nature harm the health, safety or morals of children, limit their education and constitute one of the worst forms of child labor included in Annex No. (1) hereto attached.

Article 2: Minors under the age of 16 shall not be employed in works which, by their nature or the circumstances in which they are carried out, are likely to harm the health, safety or morals of children. These works are included in Annex No. (2) hereto attached.

Article 3: Minors of more than 16 years of age may be employed in the works indicated in Annex No. (2) provided they are offered full protection for their physical, mental and moral health and provided these minors received a special education or appropriate vocational training in the field of these works, unless the type of work or the hazard is totally prohibited for those under the age of 18 as specified in Annex No. (1).

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