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 > The constraints are driven by the organizational policies. If the organizational policies require that employees must be over 16, then they need  to be enforced.  
That's precisely the assumption I was complaining about. If the MD of your subsidiary in Egypt tells you that he has just hired a 14-year-old tea-boy, then in most organizations that I know of it's not the job of the IT department to tell him he shouldn't have done that: IT is the servant, not the master. When the crunch comes, the tea-boy won't be fired (and even if he is, the IT system will have to record the fact).
The way to enforce an organizational policy on recruitment is by having a process for approving all hiring of employees, not by restricting the capabilities of the employee database.
Michael Kay


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