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Uk: UK Legislation recognizes the social role that complies with the work and the freedom of individuals to select jobs and devote their efforts to the lawful work they chose. Section 71 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 introduces a new offence of holding someone in slavery or servitude, or requiring a person to perform forced or compulsory labour. The offence applies to anyone holding a person in such circumstances and the maximum penalty is 14 years imprisonment or a fine or both. Source: §71 of the Coroners and Justice Act 2009

Uk: The youngest age a child can work part-time is 13, except children involved in areas like television, theatre or modelling. Children working in these areas need a performance license/permit. Children aged 14–16 may only do light work. Jobs that they must not do include delivering milk; selling alcohol, cigarettes, or medicines; working in a kitchen or chip shop; using dangerous machinery; or work that may cause them any kind of injury. Children can only start full-time work once they have reached the minimum school leaving age. Most employers recruiting workers from abroad will only consider applications from people aged 18 or over. A child may not be employed before 7.00 a.m. or after 7.00 p.m. There are certain restrictions on child employment. Children cannot work without an employment permit issued by the education department of the local council; in places like a factory or industrial site; during school hours; before 7am or after 7pm; for more than one hour before school; for more than 4 hours without taking a break of at least 1 hour, in pubs and casinos/gambling places; in any work that may be harmful to their health, well-being or education. During the school term, children can work a maximum of 12 hours a week while during school holidays, the maximum weekly working hours are 25 hours (for 14 and 15 year olds) and 35 hours (for 15 and 16 year olds). Source: Children and Young Persons Act 1933; www.gov.uk/child-employment/minimum-ages-children-can-work
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