HC directive to Pudu Govt on child labour rules
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Last Updated: Monday, August 01, 2011, 20:37
  
Chennai: The Madras High Court on Monday directed the government of Pudhucherry to notify the rule pertaining to child labour preferably within three months.

Chief Justice M Y Eqbal and Justice T S Sivagnanam of the first bench, disposing of a writ petition, said taking into consideration, the seriousness of the matter, it was issuing a direction to the respondent to notify the rule 'as expeditiously as possible, preferably within three months from today."

Petioner P Joseph Victor Raj, state convenor of Campaign against Child Labour - Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, had sought a direction to the government to finalise and notify the rules for effective implementation of the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.

PTI


First Published: Monday, August 01, 2011, 20:37


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