419. Employment of children and young persons.

419.     Employment of children and young persons.

There are number of statutory restrictions on the employment of children and young persons. Thus, under the Children and Young Persons Act 1933, in general no child may be employed so long as he is under the age of 14 years and both the types of work he may do and the hours he may work are restricted1. These general restrictions, and particular restrictions applying to employment in entertainments and employment abroad, are discussed elsewhere in this work2.

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