Mines (Prohibition of Female Labour
Underground) ordinance

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. Prohibition of employment of females on underground work in mine.

3. Power of Minister to exempt classes of females from operation of section 2 (1).

4. Regulations.

5. Offences.

6. Penalties.

7. Interpretation.

8. Application of Ordinance.

SI 13 of 1937.

AN ORDINANCE to prohibit the Employment of Females on underground work in Mines.

[Date of Commencement: 16th April, 1937]

1. Short title.

This Ordinance may be cited as the Mines (Prohibition of Female Labour Underground) Ordinance.

2. Prohibition of employment of females on underground work in mine.

(1) No female, of any age, shall at any time—

(a) perform or be employed on any underground work in any mine; or

(b) enter or remain in the underground parts of any mine, for the performance of any work therein.

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