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(2.) The period of employment for a child in a
morning set shall, except on Saturday, begin at the same hour as if the child were a young person, and end at one o'clock in the afternoon, or, if the dinner time begins before one o'clock, at the
beginning of dinner time; and (3.) The period of employment for a child in an
afternoon set shall, except on Saturday, begin at one o'clock in the afternoon, or at any later hour at which the dinner time terminates, and end at the same hour as if the child were a young person ;
and (4.) The period of employment for any child on
Saturday shall begin and end at the same hour as if the child were a young person ;
and (5.) A child shall not be employed in two suc
cessive periods of seven days in a morning set, nor in two successive periods of seven days in an afternoon set, and a child shall not be employed on two successive Saturdays, nor on Saturday in any week (a) if
any other day in the same week his period of employment has exceeded five
hours and a half; and (6.) When a child is employed on the alternate
day system the period of employment for such child and the time allowed for meals shall be the same as if the child were a young person, but the child shall not be
factory or workshop on which of these two systems children are employed; and all the children must be employed according to the system so specified. S. 19.
(a) “Week” means the period between midnight on Saturday night and midnight on the succeeding Saturday night. S. 96.
employed on two successive days, and Sect. 12.
ployed continuously for any longer period
an hour for a meal (6). XIII. With respect to the employment of young Sect. 13. persons and women in a non-textile factory (c), and Period of of young persons in a workshop, the following re- ment &c., gulations shall be observed : (1.) The period of employment (d), except on and women
Saturday, shall (save as is in this Act
o'clock in the evening ; and
(save as is in this Act specially excepted)
(6) n. (a), supra.
(c) For the definition of “non-textile” factory, see s. 93. Print works, and bleaching and dyeing works are “non-textile” factories, but they are regulated by ss. 11, 12, as to the period of ensployment. S. 40.
(d) The Secretary of State has power to meet the exigencies of particular trades by granting a “special exception "in favour of nontextile factories and workshops, making the period of employment between the hours of nine a.m. and nine p.m. S. 43; and see s. 42. As to the period of employment in bakehouses of male young persons of 16 years of age, see 8. 45.
(e) See s. 18.
(3.) There shall be allowed for meals during the
said period of employment in the factory
less than one hour and a half, of
in the afternoon; and (b.) On Saturday not less than half an
and (4.) A young person or a woman in a non-textile
factory and a young person in a workshop shall not be employed continuously for more than five hours without an interval of at least half an hour for a
Sect. 14. Period of employment for children in non-textile factory and workshop.
XIV. With respect to the employment of children in a non-textile factory and a workshop the following regulations shall be observed (9) :(1.) Children shall not be employed except
either on the system of employment in morning and afternoon sets, or (in a factory or workshop in which not less than two hours are allowed for meals on every day except Saturday) on the system of employment on alternate days only;
and (2.) The period of employment for a child in a
A Secretary of State is, moreover, empowered to grant a special exception in favour of any class of non-textile factories or workshops, substituting some other day in the week for Saturday as regards the hour at which the period of employment is required by the Act to end on Saturday. S. 46. As to the hours of employment on Saturday in the process of Turkey red dyeing, see s. 47.
(f) See n. (w), supra.
morning set on every day, including Sect. 14.
beginning of dinner time; and
afternoon set on every day, including
in the morning; and
cessive periods of seven days in a morning
such child shall, except on Satur-
seven o'clock in the evening; and
child shall on Saturday begin at
Cect. 15. Period of employ
morning, and end at two o'clock
in the afternoon; and (c.) There shall be allowed to such child
for meals during the said period of employment not less, on any day except Saturday, than two hours, and on Saturday than half
an hour; but (d.) The child shall not be employed
in any manner on two successive days, and shall not be employed on the same day of the week in
two successive weeks ; and (6.) A child shall not on either system be em
employed continuously for more than five hours without an interval of at least half
an hour for a meal. XV. With respect to the employment of women in workshops, the following regulations shall be (1.) In a workshop which is conducted on the
system of employing therein children and young persons, or either of them, a woman shall not be employed except during the same period and subject to the same restrictions as if she were a young person ; and the regulations of this Act with respect to the employment of young persons in a workshop shall apply accordingly to the employment of women in
that workshop (h); and
system of not employing therein either
woman shall, except on Saturday,
(h) S. 13.
ment, time observed :
for meals, and length of continuous employment for women in workshop.