Punjab Prohibition of Child Labour at Brick Kilns Ordinance 2016
Purpose of this legislation is to provide for the prohibition of child labour and regulation of labour at the brick kilns in the province of Punjab. The environment at the brick kiln is hazardous for children, adversely affecting their growth, health and education and it is necessary to provide for the prohibition of the child labor and regulation of labor at the brick kilns in the Punjab.
Under the Punjab Prohibition of Child Labor at Brick Kilns Ordinance 2016, the owner of any brick kiln shall not employ, engage or permit a child to work at the brick kiln. Under this act whoever contravenes any provision of this act shall be liable to punishment with simple imprisonment which may extend to 6 months but which shall not be less than 7 days and fine which may extend to 500000 rupees but which shall not be less than 50000 rupees.
You can download the Punjab Prohibition of Child Labor at Brick Kilns Ordinance 2016 in PDF format by clicking on the link below. This act is also known as child labor protection act.