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Name: Miscellaneous Provisions (Minimum Age for Admission to Employment) Act, 2007 (No. 3 of 2007).
Country: Trinidad and Tobago
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2007-02-26
Entry into force:
ISN: TTO-2007-L-80173
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=80173&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Act on-line Act on-line Parliament of Trinidad and Tobago PDF PDF (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2009-01-02)
Abstract/Citation: Provides that a person under the age of 16 shall not be admitted to employment. Amends the Factories Ordinance (section 3) and the Children's Act (section 2) in accordance with this Act. Also amends the Children's Act with respect to: section 91 concerning restrictions on employment of a child under the age of 16 years; section 92 concerning keeping of a register by employers for persons under the age of 18 years; repealing section 93; amending section 94 concerning liability of parents and employers; section 95 by deleting the word "twelve" and substituting the word "sixteen"; and section 96 concerning Penalties. Also amends the Recruiting of Workers Act by repealing section 5 and section 108(1) of the Shipping Act.
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