written order the Lahore High Court (LHC) has ruled that the laws that prohibit
employing minors below the age of 15 should be strictly followed.
The ruling was issued against the violation of laws related to violence against domestic workers.
The court also issued a notification regarding salaries of child domestic workers and the working hours.
According to the notification, children 15 to 18 would work only three hours.
a child under 12 will be fined Rs 50,000. Punjab
Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs Raja Basharat introduced the “Punjab
Domestic Workers Act 2018” in the Punjab Assembly.
The Act made it clear that domestic workers should be addressed as domestic workers and not servants.