The Factory Act was passed in England in 1833, this Act was put into action in order to better the conditions of the Children working in the factories of England. During this time period children were working very long time periods in very harsh conditions. These conditions sometimes would later lead to bad health, eye sight and many other unfortunate life-long problems. The factory act had seven main rules.
No child workers under nine years of age
Employers must have an age certificate for their child workers
Children of 9-13 years to work no more than nine hours a day
Children of 13-18 years to work no more than 12 hours a day
Children are not to work at night
Two hours schooling each day for children
Four factory inspectors appointed to enforce the law.