• Peter Čonka Faculty of law, University of Trnava in Trnava
Keywords: children, labor, employment, illegal, convention


Illegal employment of children deserves our specific attention because the healthy development of children is one of the most important factors of an advanced society. The aim of this contribution is to provide a preview of a theme, especially in a branch of the Criminal law. The contribution deals with the definition of child labor and analyses the legal adjustment of illegal employment of children included in Criminal Code of the Slovak Republic while also pointing out international sources of this legal adjustment. The Criminal code of the Slovak Republic, the Convention on the Rights of the Child, and other relevant literature and documents about child labor are the main sources of this survey. We can consider this legal adjustment as suitable, but it is important to focus on its adherence. An important benefit of this particular analogy is a general overview on the theme of illegal child labour by analysis of relevant legal adjustment. 


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