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Thursday, May 24, 2012

Constitutional Provisions on Child Labour


Article 21 A: Right to Education
The State shall provide free and
compulsory education to all
children of the age of 6 to 14
years in such manner as the
State, by law, may determine.


Article 24: Prohibition of
employment of children in
factories, etc.
No child below the age fourteen
years shall be employed in work
in any factory or mine or engaged
in any other hazardous
employment.


Article 39: The State shall, in particular,
direct its policy towards securing:-
(e) that the health and strength of workers,
men and women, and the tender age of
children are not abused and that citizens
are not forced by economic necessity to
enter avocations unsuited to their age or
strength.

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