certificate for each child they employ or an extract of a judgment in lieu thereof, as well as the
medical certificate, which shall be in the file of the person concerned, established in accordance
with the provisions of Article L 222 of the Labor Code.
Art. 12. -Anyone who contravenes the provisions of the present decree shall be punished by the
penalties provided for by the legal and regulatory provisions in force.
Art. 13. -All provisions contrary to the present decree are hereby repealed.
Art. 14. The labor and social security inspectors shall be responsible for the enforcement of this
Ministerial Order NO 3749/MFPTEOP/DTSS of 6 June 2003 fixing and prohibiting the
worst forms of child labor
Article I - For the purposes of this decree, a child is any person under the age of 18 years.
Art. 2 - The present order establishes the list of activities considered to be the worst forms of
child labor and which endanger the health, safety or morals of children.
Such activities are:
1. begging by children on behalf of third persons;
2. forced or bonded labor by children for third persons; prostitution, production of
pornography, pedophilia, production, transport, sale and consumption of drugs and other
illicit activities...;
3. very arduous work: working underground, underwater, at dangerous heights, working in
confinement or in isolation for long hours, carrying heavy loads, rock crushing, gold
4. very hazardous work performed by children: use, handling and transport of toxic
chemicals and biological products, use of complex tools and machines;
5. public transport of goods and people by children;
6. collection of waste and rubbish by children; and
7. slaughtering of animals by children.
Art. 3- The activities listed in the preceding article are prohibited for children.

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