Heavy penalties imposed on people hiring child labour

Created 03 January 2018
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People employing under-16-year-old workers can receive an administrative fine or up to 12 years' imprisonment depending on the level of violations.

 

People employing under-16-year-old workers can receive an administrative fine or up to 12 years’ imprisonment. — Photo vov.vn

HÀ NỘI — People employing under-16-year-old workers can receive an administrative fine or up to 12 years’ imprisonment depending on the level of violations.

It is regulated under the amended Penal Code, which came into effect at the beginning of this year.

Specifically, people employing under-16-year-old workers to do hard and dangerous work or to come in contact with poisonous substances listed by the State will be fined VNĐ30-200 million (US$1,300-8,800) and sentenced to six months to three years’ imprisonment.

If the violations are repeated twice or more, causing fatality or harming at least 61 per cent of the victims’ health, they will receive 3-7 years’ imprisonment.

If more than two fatalities occur, those hiring under-age workers can be fined VNĐ10-50 million ($440-2,200) and sentenced to 5-12 years’ imprisonment. — VNS

 

Source: VNN

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