Section 25-5-34

Applicability of this article and Article 3 of chapter to minors; double compensation when minor illegally employed.

The provisions of this article and Article 3 of this chapter shall apply to employees who are minors and who have been employed in accordance with or contrary to laws regulating the employment of minors. If at the time of injury the minor was employed in violation of or contrary to the law regulating the employment or any part thereof, then the compensation shall be two times what it would be if the employment had been legal.

(Acts 1919, No. 245, p. 206; Code 1923, §7539; Acts 1931, No. 357, p. 415; Code 1940, T. 26, §258.)