In 2017, Tokelau made no advancement in efforts to eliminate the worst forms of child labor. Research found no evidence that child labor exists in Tokelau. However, the government has not established adequate legal protection to prevent the worst forms of child labor. The law does not criminally prohibit forced labor and child trafficking. In addition, Tokelau has not established a minimum age for work and does not prohibit hazardous occupations and activities for children.
For more information about the Overseas Territories of New Zealand, please refer to the PDF above.
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