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Name: Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1977-6 (Cap. 346).
Country: Barbados
Subject(s): Labour codes, general labour and employment acts
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1977-03-24
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, Supplement, 1977-03-24, pp. 1-13
ISN: BRB-1977-L-51899
Bibliography: Official Gazette, Supplement, 1977-03-24, pp. 1-13
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Abstract/Citation: Repeals the Employment of Women, Young Persons and Children Act. Makes new provisions relating to the employment of persons generally, young persons and children. Part One gives relevant definitions. Part Two sets provisions involving the employment of persons at night. Part Three deals with young persons, banning the employment of young persons at night, or in work hazardous to their health, safety or morals. Part Four restricts the employment of children to only employment which is a part of training or schooling. Part Five provides for miscellaneous matters, such as the employment of persons of compulsory school age. Gives members of the authorities (the police force, port managers and the Chief Labour Officer) the duty to proceed against a suspected offender and gives such members the power to enter premises where the suspected violation is occurring. Prohibits parents or legal guardians from taking or conducing their children into employment. Authorizes the Minister for Labour to make regulations for the purposes of the Act.
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