The Protection of Young Persons (Employment) Act, 1996, governs the
employment of children and young persons. The Act provides for a
minimum age of entry into employment; limits working hours; stipulates
rest intervals and prohibits night work.Summary PointsA 'young person' is a person aged 16 years but less than 18 years,
and a 'child' is a person under 16 years of age or the school leav...