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Reconstitution of the Central Advisory Board(CAB) on Child & Adolescent Labour

Ministry of Labour and Employment | Resolution | dated the 20th January, 2017 | No.S-27019/1/93-CL (Vol.II)

1. In supersession of earlier Resolution No. S-27019/1/93-CL dated 18th July, 2014 of the Government of India on Central Advisory Board on Child Labour, in the Ministry of Labour & Employment, published in the Gazette of India, Extra-ordinary, (Part 1, Section 2) the Central Government hereby reconstitutes the Central Advisory Board on Child and Adolescent Labour.

2. The composition of the Central Advisory Board on Child and Adolescent Labour will be as under:
(list of members - available in the notification - check Ministry's site)

3. The terms of Reference of the Board would be to:

i) Suggest measures for effective enforcement of Child and Adolescent Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986
ii) Suggest legislative measures as well as welfare measures for welfare of child and adolescent labour,
iii) Review the progress of welfare measures for child and adolescent labour
iv) Recommend the industries and areas where there must be progressive elimination of adolescent labour
v) Recommend measures for stopping the misuse of exception provided under section 3, sub-section (2), (a) & (b) of the said Act.

4. The Board shall meet as and when so required by the Chairman at such places and time in connection with the functions of the Board. Child Labour Section in the Ministry of Labour & Employment shall provide all secretarial assistance in carrying out the business of the Board.

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