Laws Regarding Child Labor

Child Labor refers to the work that is harmful for children, or improperly interferes with their schooling needs. We are committed to comply with all below applicable laws and regulations such as:

  • The Child Labor (Prohibition and Regulation), ACT, 1986 which states any person who has not completed 14 years of age is a child and shouldn’t be involved in any hazardous work

  • The Mines Act, 1952 states that no child under 15 years of age may be employed in any mine. No child may be allowed to be present underground or in any excavation where mining operations are carried out

  • The Convention on the Rights of the Child defines basic rights of children covering multiple needs and issues. India endorsed it on December 11, 1992. It includes: Right to Education, Right to Nutrition, Right to Protection, Right to development, Right to survival, Right to recreation, Right to Health Care, Right to expression

  • ILO convention 182 (Worst Forms of Child Labor), states any person below 18 years is a child

  • “The United nations Convention on the Right of the Child” defines a child as "a human being below the age of 18 years

  • ILO in its Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138), has specified any person below 15, 14 and 18 years should not be involved in work. They have marked this age on various bases (14 years for Developed countries, 15 years for Developing Countries like India and between 14 or 15 up to 18 years ages called Young workers