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Factories Act 1937

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100Power of inspector to require certificate of fitness for work

Where an inspector is of opinion that the employment of any young person in a factory or in any particular process or kind of work in a factory is prejudicial to his health or the health of other persons, he may serve written notice thereof on the occupier of the factory requiring that the employment of that young person in the factory or in the process or kind of work, as the case may be, be discontinued after the period named therein, not being less than one nor more than seven days after the service of the notice, and the occupier shall not continue after the period named in the notice to employ that young person (notwithstanding that a certificate of fitness has been previously obtained for the young person), unless the examining surgeon has, after the service of the notice, personally examined the young person, and certified that he is fit for employment in the factory or in the process or kind of work as the case may be.

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