MINISTRY OF LAW AND JUSTICE
New Delhi, the 30th July, 2016/Shravana 8, 1938 (Saka)
The following Act of Parliament received the assent of the President on the 29th July, 2016, and is hereby published for general information:—
THE CHILD LABOUR (PROHIBITION AND REGULATION) AMENDMENT ACT, 2016
35 OF 2016
[29th July, 2016.]
An Act further to amend the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986.
BE it enacted by Parliament in the Sixty-seventh Year of the Republic of India as follows:—
Short title and commencement.
1. (1) This Act may be called the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Act, 2016.
(2) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.
Amendment of long title.
2. In the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986 (61 of 1986) (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act), for the long title, the following shall be substituted, namely:—
“An Act to prohibit the engagement of children in all occupations and to prohibit the engagement of adolescents in hazardous occupations and processes and the matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.”