Child Labour in India

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'Indian Laws against Child Labour: Futile Efforts to Eradicate the Menace.' Submitted by Abhijit Mandal Student Number: 39456 In partial fulfilment for the award of the degree of LL.M International Business and Commercial Law In Liverpool John Moorse University ------------------------------------------------------------------------- SUPERVISOR Mr. Nick Cartwright Word Count: 18,955 Submitted on 07-01-2013 DECLARATION I hereby do solemnly declare that the work presented in this dissertation has been carried out by me and has not been previously submitted to any other institution. The work I have presented does not breach any copyright. I further undertake to indemnify the University against any loss or damage arising from breach of the foregoing obligations. Abhijit Mandal Student Number: 39456 ACKNOWLEDGEMENT I am sincerely and heartily grateful to my advisor, Mr. Nick Cartwright, for the support and guidance he showed me throughout my dissertation writing. I am truly indebted and thankful to him, I am sure it would have not been possible without his help. I would also like to thank my course leader Alex smith for encouraging me to write this dissertation and to fulfill my studies. Besides I would like to thank to my Parents and my classmates who boosted me morally and provided me great information resources. It is a great pleasure to thank everyone who helped me write my dissertation successfully. Abhijit Mandal Student Number: 39456 Table of Contents Cases 6 Table of Abbreviations 7 Table of Statutes 8 Abstract 9 CHAPTER NO 1: Introduction 11 1.1 Brief Look at the Practice of Child Labour 11 1.2 Defining Child Labour 12 1.3 History of Child Labour in India 13 1.4 Child labour: At Global Level 13 1.5 Child Labour: At Indian Level 14 1.6 Legislative Measures Taken by Indian Government 16
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