E-15 - Industrial and Commercial Establishments Act

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6. (1)  The Government may prohibit work in any establishment which does not comply with the standards of safety and hygiene prescribed by this act and the regulations made thereunder.
It may also prescribe special standards regarding the qualifying age and such other conditions of employment for tasks and establishments which it classifies as dangerous, unhealthy or incommodious.
(2)  Subject to subsection 1, every member of the personnel of an establishment must be at least sixteen years of age.
(3)  The employer of the boy or girl shall, if required, exhibit to the inspector a certificate of age signed by the parents, tutor or other person having the lawful custody or control over such boy or girl, or the written opinion of a physician on the subject.
The inspector may require that such certificate be verified by affidavit.
R. S. 1964, c. 150, s. 6; 1968, c. 46, s. 3; 1975, c. 49, s. 4.