Act respecting labour standards Chapter IV - Larbour standards (Section 39.1 to 97)
Chapter IV - Larbour standards (Section 39.1 to 97)
Division VI.2 - Work performed by children (Section 84.2 to 84.7)
No employer may have work performed during school hours by a child subject to compulsory school attendance.
1999, c. 52, s. 11.
The obligation to attend school is established in section 14 of the Education Act (R.S.Q. c. I-13.3):
"14. Every child resident in Québec shall attend school from the first day of the school calendar in the school year following that in which he attains 6 years of age until the last day of the school calendar in the school year in which he attains 16 years of age or at the end of which he obtains a diploma awarded by the Minister, whichever occurs first."