Promoting jobs, protecting people
Database of national labour, social security and related human rights legislation

Barbados > Labour codes, general labour and employment acts

Show abstract/citation:

Filtered by:
Country: Barbados - Subject: Labour codes, general labour and employment acts

  1. Barbados - Labour codes, general labour and employment acts - Law, Act

    Employment (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1977-6 (Cap. 346). - Acts on-line

    Adoption: 1977-03-24 | Date of entry into force: 1977-03-24 | BRB-1977-L-51899

    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.

© Copyright and permissions 1996-2014 International Labour Organization (ILO) | Privacy policy | Disclaimer