ARTICLE 23, 24 OF CONSTITUTION OF INDIA 1949

What is Prohibition of traffic in human beings and forced labor? What is Prohibition of employment of children in factories, etc.? Article 23 and 24 of Constitution of India, 1949

Prohibition of traffic in human beings and forced labor and Prohibition of employment of children in factories, etc. are defined under Article 23 and 24 of Constitution of India 1949. Provisions under these Articles are:

 

 

Article 23 of Constitution of India "Prohibition of traffic in human beings and forced labor"

(1) Traffic in human beings and begar and other similar forms of forced labor are prohibited and any contravention of this provision shall be an offence punishable in accordance with law

(2) Nothing in this article shall prevent the State from imposing compulsory service for public purpose, and in imposing such service the State shall not make any discrimination on grounds only of religion, race, caste or class or any of them.

Article 24 of Constitution of India "Prohibition of employment of children in factories, etc"

No child below the age of fourteen years shall be employed to work in any factory or mine or engaged in any other hazardous employment. Provided that nothing in this sub-clause shall authorize the detention of any person beyond the maximum period prescribed by any law made by Parliament under sub-clause (b) of clause (7); or such person is detained in accordance with the provisions of any law made by Parliament under sub-clauses (a) and (b) of clause (7)

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