RECRUITING OF WORKERS ACT

ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS

   1   Short title

      Application

   2   Interpretation

   3   Exemptions

   4   Persons who recruit to be licensed

   5   Non-adults not to be recruited

   6   Examination of workers

   7   Expenses of workers

   8   Return of workers to their homes

   9   Worker-recruiters

   10   Offences

   11   Power to make regulations

 

THE RECRUITING OF WORKERS ACT

[Date of Commencement: 6th June, 1940]

Cap 336.

Act 42 of 1969.

1   Short title

   (1) This Act may be cited as the Recruiting of Workers Act.

Application.

   (2) The provisions of this Act shall not apply to the recruitment of workers for any foreign country or place which, before the 6th June, 1940, has been proclaimed under section 3 of the Emigrants Protection Act.

2   Interpretation

   (1) In this Act-

   "Convention" means the Convention concerning the Regulation of certain Special Systems of Recruiting Workers adopted by the International Labour Conference in June, 1936;

   "licensing officer" means the person appointed by the Governor-General to be licensing officer for the purposes of this Act;

   "licensee" means the holder of a licence under this Act;

   "worker" means a person who is intended to be employed in work of any kind, whether manual or clerical and whether within or without the Island;

   "worker-recruiter" means a person who, being employed as a worker, is authorised in writing, by his employer, to recruit other workers on behalf of his employer, out who does not receive any remuneration or other advantage for such recruiting.

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