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Name: Medical Examination of Young Persons (Underground Work) Act (No. 20 of 1973) (Cap. 216).
Country: Zambia
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1973-03-23
Entry into force:
ISN: ZMB-1973-L-66217
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=66217&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Zambia Legal Information Institute (ZamLII), Zambia PDF of Act as amended to Act No. 13 of 1994 PDF of Act as amended to Act No. 13 of 1994 (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2014-04-28)
Abstract/Citation: Provides for implementation in Zambia of ILO Convention Nr. 124 concerning medical examination of young persons for fitness for emplyoment underground in mines. Establishes that no employer shall employ or require to work underground in a mine any person under the age of 21, unless after thorough medical examination carried out by or under supervision of approved physician, such person is certified by physician to be in every way physically fit for such work. Also provides for some related matters.

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