Review of Child Labour Laws of Barbados
Does the policy identify the competent authority(ies) for its implementation? Could you identify the agencies and their role in the implementation of the policy?
What policies are in place for the prevention of child labour? What social and economic programmes are in place to remedy the causes of child labour?
What policies are on place for the removal and rehabilitation of child workers?
Does the policy provide for a system of monitoring evaluation and review? If yes, what agencies are involved? What information and data are collected?
Does the policy provide for international cooperation and assistance?
What policy reforms in education, labour market, social security, health, welfare and social development are required to eliminate and prevent child labour?
Is there legislation abolishing or regulating child labour and in particular the worst forms of child labour? If so, what laws?
Is there a minimum age for all types of work? Does the legislation coincide with the completion age of compulsory education?
Is there legislation on the minimum age for hazardous work?
Does the legislation define hazardous occupations? If so, how?
To what extent has account being taken of Paragraphs 3 and 4 of ILO Recommendation 190 in determining such types of work?
Are there any exemptions or restrictions from the application of laws on child labour? If so, please elaborate?
Has legislative or other action taken to prohibit and eliminate: (a) all forms of slavery and similar practices of children; (b) the sale and trafficking of children; (c) child debt bondage and serfdom;