3. With the exception of mines, which are governed by the Mining Act (chapter M-13), and to which this act applies only when the same is formally enacted herein, all industrial and commercial establishments, shall be subject to the provisions of this act.
Domestic workshops in which no strange workman is employed, are excepted, unless such workshops be classified by the Government as dangerous, unwholesome or incommodious, or unless work be done therein by means of steam boilers or other motors.
The Government, by the regulations enacted by it under section 44, may exempt the whole or part of an industrial or commercial establishment from the application of this act or certain of its provisions.
R. S. 1964, c. 150, s. 3; 1965 (1st sess.), c. 34, s. 315; 1975, c. 49, s. 2.