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CHILD EMPLOYMENT ACT 2003
TABLE OF PROVISIONS
4. What is employment?
5. What is light work?
6. Supervisors include tutors and chaperones in entertainment
7. Act binds the Crown
PART 2--EMPLOYMENT OF CHILDREN
8. When may a child be employed?
9. Employment without a permit
10. Minimum age for employment
11. Employment of children during school hours
12. Prohibited employment
13. Application for a permit
13A. Multiple children or occasions of employment
14. Investigation of an application for a permit
16. Determining an application for a permit
16A. Supplementary permits
17. Permit conditions
18. Secretary may vary or cancel a permit
18A. Variations that may be made to a permit
18B. Record keeping by employers
19. Supervision of children in employment
19A. Application of Working with Children Act 2005
19B. Exemptions from working with children check
20. Condition 1—light work
21. Condition 2—hours of work
22. Condition 3—rest breaks
23. Contravention of conditions
24. When may a child be employed in a family business?
25. Provisions that do not apply to employment in family businesses
26. Supervision in family businesses
27. When may a child be employed in entertainment?
28. Provisions that do not apply to employment in entertainment
29. Mandatory code of practice
30. What will the mandatory code contain?
31. How is the mandatory code made?
32. Effect of the mandatory code
33. Variation and revocation of the mandatory code
34. Availability of the mandatory code
PART 3--RESTRICTIONS ON ACTIVITIES NOT CONSTITUTING EMPLOYMENT
35. Restriction on certain activities
36. Non-profit organisations—restricted hours for outdoor activities
37. What are the functions of child employment officers?
38. Appointment of child employment officers
39. Identity cards
40. Police to assist child employment officers
41. When may powers be exercised?
42. Power of entry
43. Powers on entry
43A. Power to give directions
44. Power to require information or documents
45. Retention of documents
47. Failing to produce documents, hindering child employment officers and giving them false information
48. Protection against self-incrimination
49. Impersonating child employment officers
49A. Who can prosecute under this Act?
49B. Judicial notice of signatures
50. Proceedings for offences to be brought in Industrial Division of the Magistrates' Court
50A. Offences by bodies corporate
50B. Conduct by officers, employees or agents
51. Offences by unincorporated associations
PART 6--REPEALS, AMENDMENTS AND TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS
54. Existing permits and applications
55. Existing police checks and declarations
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