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Ministerial Order No. 2840/1 of 2006 concerning the occupations and jobs that may endanger the minors morals, health and safety.

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Saudi Arabia
Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons; Hazardous child labour
Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

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قرار وزير العمل رقم 2840/1 لسنة 2006 بشأن نوعية المهن والاعمال التي يحتمل ان تعرض صحة وسلامة الاحداث واخلاقهم للخطر
This Ministerial Order provides that minors under the age of 17 years are prohibited to engage in the following works:

1. Work in mines, quarries and extracting mineral materials from the underground.
2. Industries that involves health hazards .
3. Hard Works.
4. Life-threatening racing.
5. Any work may expose the child to psychological and moral problems.

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    Legislation online in Arabic
    Dewan al Mazalem
    Kingdom of Saudi Arabia