The Apprenticeship Act 1828, also known as 'An Act for enabling persons holding certain Public Offices in New South Wales to take Apprentices to serve under them and their Successors in Office and for regulating all matters relating to Masters and Apprentices', [98/1828 (9 Geo. IV No.8)] allowed apprentices to be bound, as well as to master tradesmen in the usual way, to officers in the public service, for instance of the Master Shipwright and Civil Engineer. This Act was repealed by the Apprentices Act 1844.
Sources used to compile this entry: NSW legislation, Parliamentary Counsel's Office, New South Wales Government, http://www.legislation.nsw.gov.au/.
Prepared by: Liam Hogan
Created: 26 February 2014, Last modified: 1 February 2018