1. If any person apparently under eighteen years of age is employed without the certificate
on file as required by law, in or in connection with any employment to which the provisions
of this article apply, the commissioner may require the employer to cease employing
the person or file, within ten days after demand, evidence in the form required by
the education law for the issuance of such certificate that the person is over the
age for which the certificate is required.
2. If the employer fails to furnish such evidence within ten days after demand, and
thereafter employs the person, proof of the service of the demand and of the failure
to furnish such evidence shall be prima facie evidence in any prosecution brought
for a violation of this article that such person is under the age for which such certificate
is required and is unlawfully employed.
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