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I. Sources of Regulation
(15,045 words)

Volume XV: Labour Law | Chapter 7 (1983): Safety and Health at Work

Completed in October 1981

Wacław Szubert

A. Early History

3. Protective legislation in Great Britain. – The first protective legislation introduced in great britain at the beginning of the 19th century was limited in scope to the textile industry and focused on the worst evils of the factory system connecte…

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Wacław Szubert, “I. Sources of Regulation”, in: International Encyclopedia of Comparative Law Online, Edited by: U. Drobnig, R. David, H. H. Egawa, R. Graveson, V. Knapp, A. T. Von Mehren, Y. Noda, S. Rozmaryn, V. M. Tschchikvadze, H. Valladão, H. Yntema, K. Zweigert. Consulted online on 19 January 2022 <>
First published online: 2018

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