Topic: Section 3. Prohibition of Employment of Children in certain occupation

No child shall be employed or permitted to work in any of the occupations set forth in Part A of the Schedule or in any workshop wherein any of the processes set forth in Part B of the Schedule is carried on : Provided that nothing in this section shall apply to any workshop wherein any process is carried on by the occupier with the aid of his family or to any school established by, or receiving assistance or recognition from, Government.

COMMENTS
(i) Children can be employed in the process of packing but packing should be done in an area away from the place of manufacture to avoid exposure to accident; M.C. Mehta v. State of Tamil Nadu , AIR 1991 SC 417.

(ii) The prohibition of employment of children is not applicable to any workshop wherein any process is carried on by the occupier with the aid of his family, or to any school established by, or receiving assistance or recognition from, Government.