ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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Changing the Corporate Tax Base

51 The Factory Act of 1881 had fixed the lower limit of employing child- ten at seven years. The working hours for children in the age-group 7-12 were fixed at nine. The Factory Act of 1892 increased the tower age limit to 10 years which was retained in the 1912 Act, Cf DR Gadgil, "The Industrial Evolution of India in Recent Times", Oxford University Press, 1948.

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