Apprenticing the Children of the Queen's Orphan Schools Amendment 1840, with the full title 'An Act to amend an Act passed in the Second Year of her present Majesty intituled An Act for apprenticing the Children of the Queen's Orphan Schools in this Island' (Act no. 4 Vict. No.8) primarily sets out the penalties for breaches of the Apprenticing the Children of the Queen's Orphan Schools 1838 (Act no. 2 Vict. No.27) for both apprentices and their employers. This act was repealed by The Queen's Asylum Act 1861 (Act no. 25 Vict. No.).
Sources used to compile this entry: Law Research Service, Melbourne Law School, Law Library, The University of Melbourne. 'Find and Connect Project - Tasmanian Legislation', 20 January 2014, held in the project files at the University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre.
Prepared by: Elizabeth Daniels
Created: 23 December 2014, Last modified: 13 October 2015