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Name: Shop and Office Employees (Regulation of Employment and Remuneration) Act (No. 19 of 1954)(Cap. 129).
Country: Sri Lanka
Subject(s): Wages; Hours of work, weekly rest and paid leave
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1954-08-09
Entry into force:
Published on: Sri Lanka Labour Gazette, 1997, Vol. 48, No. 4, pp. 27-71 (DOC.NORMES;INFORM - P40740)
ISN: LKA-1954-L-50743
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=50743&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Sri Lanka Labour Gazette, 1997, Vol. 48, No. 4, pp. 27-71 (DOC.NORMES;INFORM - P40740)
Labour Code of Sri Lanka, 2004, Labour Legislation (in force on 31 December 2002), Ministry of Employment and Labour, Colombo, Sri Lanka, pp. 38-67 (DOC.NORMES)
Labour Code of Sri Lanka - Consolidated and Updated to 31st December 2009, 2010, Ministry of Labour Relations and Productivity Promotion, Sri Lanka, pp. 160-215 (DOC.NORMES)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Department of Labour, Contains Orders made under the Act pages 210-215, Sri Lanka PDF of Act as amended to Act No. 44 of 1985 PDF of Act as amended to Act No. 44 of 1985 (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2013-10-07)
Abstract/Citation: Sets forth conditions of employment for office and shop employees. Regulates hours of work, paid leave, rest periods, meals, lighting, and ventilation. No person under the age of 14 may be employed in a shop or office (s. 10). Part IA provides for maternity benefit, Parts II and III regulate remuneration, and Part IV covers closing orders and hours of operation for shops. Consolidated text.
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