Protection of Young Persons (Employment) Act, 1977

Restriction on the employment of children at night.

15.—(1) An employer shall neither permit a child to do work at any time between the hour of 8 p.m. on any day and 8 a.m. on the following day nor permit a child to do any work until the expiration of fourteen hours from the time at which he ceased to do work on the previous day.

(2) An employer who contravenes subsection (1) of this section shall be guilty of an offence.