Take immediate and effective measures to eradicate forced labour, end modern slavery and human trafficking and secure the prohibition and elimination of the worst forms of child labour, including recruitment and use of child soldiers, and by 2025 end child labour in all its forms.

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8.7.1 According to the Irish Statute Book under the Protection of Young Persons (Employment) Act 1996 employers cannot employ children under age 16 years in regular full-time jobs. The maximum working week for children aged 16 and 17 years is 40 hours with a maximum of 8 hours a day.

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