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Tasmania - Legislation

Apprentices and Servants 1837 (1837 - 1958)

Principal Act

The Apprentices and Servants 1837 act with the full title 'An Act to consolidate the Laws relating to Apprentices and Servants' (Act No.1 Vict. No. 15) sets out guidelines for the arrest and imprisonment of apprentices and servants who are deemed to have abandoned their work, as well as the right for apprentices and servants to make a complaint against their employers. This act was repealed by Statute Law Revision Act 1958 (No.36) on 24 July 1958.

Sources used to compile this entry: Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - Tasmanian Legislation', 20 January 2014, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.

Prepared by: Elizabeth Daniels