Employment of Children Prohibition (CAP. 151 1
THE EMPLOYMENT O F CHILDREN PROHIBITION
Arrangement of Sections
1. Short title.
3. Prohibition of employment of a child.
EMPLOYMENT O F CHILDREN PROHIBITION
(29th December, 1939.)
1. This Act may be cited as the Employment of Short title.
Children Prohibition Act.
2. In this Act- Interpretation.
"child" means a person who in the opinion of the Court,
in a prosecution for an offence against this Act,
is under the age of twelve years;
"guardian" includes any person who is liable to main-
tain or has the actual custody of the child.
3. NO person shall take into his employment or employ Prohibition of employment of a
in any occupation whatsoever any child: child.
LAWS OF ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA
2 CAP. 151) Employment of Children Prohibition
. Provided that a child may be employed in domestic work
or agricultural work of a light nature at home by the parents
or guardian of such child.
Penalty. 4. Any person contravening the provisions of this Act
shall on summary conviction be liable to a fine not exceeding
five hundred dollars.