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Limitations on Employing Minors

Viimati uuendatud: 15.10.2019


When concluding the employment contract, the employer must be certain that the minor is capable of performing the work tasks and that the work does not jeopardize their health.

Limitations on employing a minor are as follows:

0–6-years of age         

  • Working is prohibited, no exceptions;

7–12-years of age              

  • Can have an easy job in the field of culture, art, sports or advertising;
  • Consent of the legal representative is required for concluding the employment contract;
  • Consent of the labour inspector is required for concluding the employment contract;
  • The labour inspector has a right to involve a child protection official to determine the actual will of the minor;

13–14-years of age            

  • Can have a job with easy tasks which do not require a great physical or mental effort;
  • Consent of the legal representative is required for concluding the employment contract;
  • Consent of the labour inspector is required for concluding the employment contract;

15–16-years of age (compulsory to attend school)            

  • Can have a job with easy tasks which do not require a great physical or mental effort;
  • Consent of the legal representative is required for concluding the employment contract;

15–16-aastane (not compulsory to attend school)

  • General limitations emanating from Employment Contracts Act §7 section 2;
  • Consent of the legal representative is required for concluding the employment contract;

17-years old

  • General limitations emanating from Employment Contracts Act §7 section 2;
  • Consent of the legal representative is required for concluding the employment contract.

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