8. THE CHILD LABOUR (PROHIBITION & REGULATION) ACT, 1986

This Act relates to Child Labour which is less than 14 year of age. It prohibits their employment in some Establishments. The list of such prohibited industries are given in Act.

It regulates the conditions of Child Labour, where their employment is not prohibited. It makes provisions of period of their work. It has also prohibited night duty and over time for child labour.

It has provisions of constituting gChild Labour Technically Advisory Committeeh for advising the Central Government.

It is mandatory for occupier/employer to give notice to Inspector about employment of children. He is also required to maintain register.

Violations of provisions under this Act are offence and punishable.

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