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Name: Employment of Children Act 1938 (No. 26 of 1938) [as amended to 1974].
Country: Bangladesh
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1938
Entry into force:
ISN: BGD-1938-L-47334
Bibliography: Legislation Bangladesh, 1992, Alimullah Miyan, Kluwer Law and Taxation Publishers, Deventer and Boston, 4 p.
Bangladesh Labour and Industrial Law, 1995, A.A. Khan, Mohiuddin Ahmed, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 2nd ed.
Labour and Industrial Law of Bangladesh, 1996, Chowdhury, Bangladesh, pp. 530-534
Labour and Industrial Laws of Bangladesh, 2000-04, Nirmalendu Dhar with assistance of Nesar Ahmed, Remisi Publishers, Dhaka, Bangaldesh, pp. 807-815
Abstract/Citation: Prohibits the employment of children under the age of twelve in specified industries (including carpet-making, cement manufacture, tanning, soap manufacture); proscribes the employment of children under fifteen in railways and ports. Children employed between the ages of fifteen and seventeen shall be provided prescribed periods of rest.
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