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Name: Minister of Manpower and Transmigration Decree No. Kep.235/MEN/2003 concerning Jobs that Jeopardize the Health, Safety and Morals of Children.
Country: Indonesia
Subject(s): Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2003-10-31
Entry into force:
ISN: IDN-2003-R-71282
Bibliography: Labour Regulations, 2005, Ministry of Manpower and Transmigration and ILO Jakarta, Jakarta, Indonesia, ISBN: 92-2-017414-6, pp. II.B 171-180
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Abstract/Citation: Implements Art. 74 of Act No. 13 of 2003 on Manpower. Children, defined as any child under the age of 18 years, are prohibited from being employed in a job that jeopardizes their health, safety or morals and employers are prohibited from employing children to work overtime. The types of jobs referred to are included in the Annex to the Decree and include work with machines, engines, heavy duty equipment, jobs where there are physical hazards, chemical hazards, biological hazards or that by nature are hazardous. Jobs that harm the moral of children include jobs in bars, discotheques, etc. places that may be used for prostitution, promotion of alcohol, drugs to arouse sexual desire or cigarettes.
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