An ordinance that prohibits the the employment of children under the age of twelve is established.

Before this, children were employed in weeding, picking coconuts, and driving oxen all across the country.

In 1920, 36 boys and 27 girls were employed at Forres Park Estate.

The establishment of this law was largely championed by Captain Arthur Andrew Cipriani, a politician and World War I veteran who has been described by Eric Williams as “the pioneer of the nationalist movement of Trinidad and Tobago.”

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