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Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 52 P.S. Mines and Mining

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 52 P.S. Mines and Mining (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 5. Employment of Females and Minors in General
52 P.S. § 38
§ 38. Persons having duty or given right to sue for violation of act; amount and disposition of penalty
It shall be the duty of the chief of the department of mines1 of this commonwealth, and the right of any citizen of this commonwealth, in the name of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, upon any violation of the provisions of section one of this act,2 to bring suit in the court of common pleas of the county wherein said offense or violation occurred; and if, upon the trial of the case, the jury shall find that such violation did occur, they shall render a verdict against the offending party or parties, to an amount equal to ten dollars for each and every day said minor child or children were employed contrary to the provisions of this act; said amounts, when collected, to be paid into the state treasury, for the use of the commonwealth; and the state treasurer shall return one-half of the fine or fines so collected to the school district in which the child, so illegally employed, resided.

Credits

1905, May 2, P.L. 344, § 2.

Footnotes

The Department of Mines was abolished and its powers and duties transferred to the Department of Environmental Resources. See 71 P.S. §§ 510-1, 510-15 and 510-103.
52 P.S. § 31.
52 P.S. § 38, PA ST 52 P.S. § 38
Current through Act 4 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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