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Children (Amendment) Ordinance 2009


No 7 of 2009

Enacted by the Governor of the Islands
of Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno



An ordinance to amend the Children Ordinance, cap. 41

Citation and Commencement

1. This Ordinance may be cited as the Children (Amendment) Ordinance 2009 and shall come into force on the 28th day after it is made.

Section 2(1) amended

2. Section 2(1) of the Children Ordinance is amended by:

(a) after the expression "under the age of" omitting "fifteen" and substituting "16";

(b) in the definition of "intoxicating liquor":

conviction and is liable to a maximum fine of $250 for a first offence and $500 for any subsequent offence.

(2) In this Ordinance "workplace" means any place in which:

(a) goods (including food) are manufactured for sale or trade;

(b) construction of roads, buildings or other structures is being undertaken;

(c) public work is being carried on under the Local Government Regulations;

(d) heavy machinery is being used for any purpose-

provided that no part of a private home shall be deemed a workplace on account of subparagraph (a) above unless it is a room or area set aside wholly for the manufacture of goods (including food) for sale or trade.

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