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Apprenticeship Act 1844 (1844 - 1894)

  • Apprenticeship Act 1844

    Apprenticeship Act 1844, courtesy of NSW legislation.
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From
1844
To
1894
Categories
Principal Act
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http://www.legislation.nsw.gov.au/sessionalview/sessional/act/1844-8a.pdf

The Apprenticeship Act 1844 [2/1844 (8 Vic. No.2)], also known as 'An Act to regulate and amend the Law of Orphan and other Apprentices in the Colony of New South Wales', increased penalties on child 'apprentices' who 'absconded', including prison terms. It also increased penalties on masters and employers who mistreated or abandoned children. This Act was repealed by the Apprentices Act 1894.

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 1828 - 1844 Apprenticeship Act 1828
       1844 - 1894 Apprenticeship Act 1844
             1851 - 1901 Apprenticeship Act 1851
                   1901 - 1969 Apprentices Act 1901

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Apprenticeship Act 1844
Title
Apprenticeship Act 1844
Type
Document
Date
1844
Source
NSW legislation

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Prepared by: Liam Hogan