Checklist 2.3 Legislation on bonded labour
The following checklist is based on a programme of action against child bondage developed during an ILO Asian Regional Seminar on children in bondage.18
Specify forms of child bondage.
Prohibit all forms of bondage.
Provide appropriate sanctions.
Provide compensation to victims.
Provide for liquidation of debts and other obligations.
Provide for enforcement and monitoring machinery, including inspection authority and special committees or task forces.
Include provisions for the establishment of special courts and for speedy disposal of cases.
Give protection to victims from reprisals.
Complement the law by giving publicity to the law and violations.
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