Child Labor

(redirected from Law relating to children)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Encyclopedia.

Child Labor

The employment of persons under a certain age. Child labor generally is restricted. For example, a jurisdiction may prohibit children under 16 from working during school hours, and children under 18 from working in hazardous conditions. Employment of young children is sometimes associated with sweat shops.
References in periodicals archive ?
Ms Rowley was called to the bar in 1997 and practices exclusively in the law relating to children.
BAAF and its predecessors were enormously fortunate to have had on their permanent staff throughout these times two of the leading legal thinkers on the law relating to children.
Sir Mark, who became a High Court judge in the family division in 2002, is a leading authority on the law relating to children, especially those in local authority care.

Full browser ?