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Review of Child Labour Laws of Barbados

liable to a fine of $100.00 for each day on which the non-compliance continues after the date on which the conviction was first obtained.

Section 111: Any person who

  • (a)

    forges or counterfeits any certificate required by, under or for the purposes of, this Act or any regulations or orders made pursuant to this Act;

  • (b)

    gives or signs any such certificate knowing it to be false in any material particular;

  • (c)

    utters or makes use of any such certificate knowing it to be so forged, counterfeited or to be false;

  • (d)

    knowingly utters or makes use of as applying to any person any such certificate that does not so apply;

  • (e)

    personates any person named in any such certificate;

  • (f)

    falsely pretends to be an inspector;

  • (g)

    willfully connives at any forging, counterfeiting, giving, signing, uttering, making use, personating or pretending specified in paragraphs (a) to (f);

  • (h)

    willfully makes a false entry in any register, notice, certificates, or document required by, under or for the purposes of this Act or any regulation or order made pursuant to this Act to be kept or served or sent;

  • (i)

    willfully makes or signs a false declaration required by, under or for the purposes of this Act or any regulation or order made pursuant to this Act; or

  • (j)

    knowingly makes use of false entry or declaration,

is guilty of an offence and is, without prejudice to any other penalty the court imposes, liable on summary conviction to a fine of $500.00 or imprisonment for a term of 3 months.

Section 112: Where an act or default for which an occupier or owner is liable, under this Act is in fact the act or default of some agent, servant, employee or other person, that agent, servant, employee or other person is liable and punishable as if he were the occupier or owner, as the case may be. Section 113: (1) An occupier or owner of a factory who is charged with an offence under this Act, is entitled, upon information duly laid by him before a magistrate and on giving to the prosecution not less than three days’ notice in writing of his/her intention, to have any other person who he charges as the actual offender brought before the court at the time appointed for hearing the charge; and if, after the commission of the offence has been proved, the occupier or owner of the factory proves to the satisfaction of the court

    • (a)

      that he has used all due diligence to enforce the execution of the provisions of this Act and of any relevant regulations or orders made pursuant to this Act; and

    • (b)

      that the other person had committed the offence in question without his/her consent, connivance or willful default, that other person may be convicted and the occupier or owner acquitted and the person so convicted may at the discretion of the court be also liable to pay the costs of the proceedings.

  • (2)

    The prosecution may, in a case to which subsection (1) relates,

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