Conditions of Employment Act, 1936

Minimum age for young persons.

45.—(1) The Minister may by order make regulations fixing the minimum age at which it shall be lawful to employ young persons in any form of industrial work specified in such regulations and the Minister may if he so thinks fit by any such regulations fix a different minimum age in respect of male young persons and female young persons.

(2) If any employer employs any young person in contravention of any regulations made under this section and for the time being in force he shall be guilty of an offence under this section and such young person shall also be guilty of an offence under this section.