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Employment of Women, Young Persons, and Children Act 1920

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Employment of Women, Young Persons, and Children Act 1920

1920 CHAPTER 65 10 and 11 Geo 5

An Act to carry out certain Conventions relating to the employment of Women, Young Persons, and Children, and to amend the law with respect to the employment of Women and Young Persons in Factories and Workshops.

[23rd December 1920]

Whereas at Washington, on the twenty-eighth day of November, nineteen hundred and nineteen, a general conference of the International Labour Organisation of the League of Nations adopted three conventions containing (together with other provisions) the provisions set out in Part I., Part II . . .F1 of the Schedule to this Act:

And whereas at Genoa on the ninth day of July, nineteen hundred and twenty, a general conference of the International Labour Organisation of the League of Nations adopted a convention containing (together with other provisions) the provisions set out in Part IV. of the Schedule to this Act:

And whereas it is expedient that for the purpose of carrying out the said conventions the provisions hereinafter contained should have effect:

And whereas it is expedient to make further provision as to the conditions under which . . .F1 young persons may be employed in factories and workshops:

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C3Act amended by S.I. 1988/1222, regs. 3, 4

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I1Act wholly in force at 1.1.1921

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