Article 23-24 Indian Constitution 1949 (with amendments)

Article 23-24 Indian Constitution 1949

Article 23, 24 of the Constitution of India 1949 are under Right against Exploitation of Part III of the Constitution. Part III is titled ‘FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS’.

Article 23 Indian Constitution 1949

Prohibition of traffic in human beings and forced labour

(1) Traffic in human beings and begar and other similar forms of forced labour are prohibited and any contravention of this provision shall be an offence punishable in accordance with law.

(2) Nothing in this article shall prevent the State from imposing compulsory service for public purposes, and in imposing such service the State shall not make any discrimination on grounds only of religion, race, caste or class or any of them.

Article 24 Indian Constitution 1949

Prohibition of employment of children in factories, etc.

No child below the age of fourteen years shall be employed to work in any factory or mine or engaged in any other hazardous employment.

See also:

Article 21A Indian Constitution 1949 (Right to education)

Article 19-22 Indian Constitution 1949 (Right to Freedom – FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS)

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