Section 56 of the Labour Act in Nigeria. Underground work

(1) Subject to subsection (2) of this section, no woman shall be employed on underground work in any mine.

(2) Subsection (1) of this section shall not apply to-

(a) women holding positions of management who do not perform manual labour; or

(b) women employed in health and welfare services; or

(c) women who in course of their studies spend a period of training in underground parts of a mine; or

(d) any other women who may occasionally have to enter the underground parts of a mine for the purposes of a non-manual occupation.

Section 56 of the Labour Act in Nigeria

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