The motor transport workers act, 1961 27 of 1961 1 20th may, 1961 an act to provide for the welfare of motor transport workers and to regulate the conditions of their work be it enacted by parliament in the twelfth year of the republic of india as follows. In particular, it consolidated the 1937 and 1959 acts. Revised legislation carried on this site may not be fully up to date. At the time of its passage, the act consolidated much legislation on workplace health, safety and welfare in great britain. Section 14 of the 1961 act required the guarding of all dangerous parts of machinery but a sequence of judicial decisions under the. Maternity benefit act, 1961 to regulate the employment of women for a certain period before and after childbirth and to provide them maternity benefits.
Since the aim and object of the act is to safeguard the interest of workers and protect them from exploitation, the act prescribes certain standards with regard to. It extends to whole of india and applies to every factory wherein 20 or more workers are ordinary employed. Construction of references in other enactments to factories and workshops, etc. There are currently no known outstanding effects for the factories act 1961. Lxiii of 1948 23rd september, 1948 an act to consolidate and amend the law regulating labour in factories. Prohibition of use of white phosphorus in manufacture of matches. Annual return master form in respect of the factories act. The employee has the right to the creche facility when she returns to her job after the maternity leave if an establishment has more than 50 employees. Young children were working very long hours in workplaces where conditions were often terrible. At present provided under the different state acts on the subject and via three central acts the mines maternity benefit act, 1941. An act to make further and better provision for the regulation of the conditions of employment in factories and other places as regards the safety, health and. Dear friends, i urgently need the madhya pradesh factories rules, 1962. At the current time any known changes or effects made by subsequent legislation have been applied to the text of the legislation you are viewing by the editorial team.
The provisions of the maternity benefit amendment act, 2017 are effective from april 1, 2017. The acts were widely regarded as ineffective in practice. Though as of 2008 some of it remains in force, it has largely been superseded by the health and safety at work etc. The act was the final consolidation of a line of legislation under factory acts that began in 1802. The employees provident funds and miscellaneous provisions act, 1952 1act no. However, provision on creche facility section 111 a shall be effective from july 1, 2017. An act to consolidate the factories acts 1937 to 1959 and certain other enactments relating to the safety, health and welfare of. In 1833 the government passed a factory act to improve conditions for children working in factories.
Download gujarat factory act 1948 forms download here in pdf format. Whilst the 1961 act originally contained 185 sections and schedules, most have been repealed for instance by the workplace health, safety and welfare regulations 1992 and the lifting operations and lifting equipment regulations 1998. The factories act 1961 is an act of the parliament of the united kingdom. The factories act was amended in 1949, 1950, 1954, 1956, 1976 and 1989. Jan 08, 2019 the act states that 10 weeks upto the date of delivery, no pregnant employee should be given difficult tasks that may affect both mother and child. Special points to be noted while drafting employment agreement 172 11. Act, and from the date of the coming into operation of this p. Another factory act was passed in 1831, limiting the working day to 12 hours for all those under 18. The payment of wages act, 1936 the industrial employment standing orders act, 1946 the industrial disputes act, 1947 the minimum wages act, 1948 the apprentices act, 1961 the maternity benefit act, 1961 the motor transport act, 1961 the payment of bonus act, 1965 the contract labour regulation and abolition act, 1970. Appointment of chief factory inspector and inspectors.
Jan 01, 2009 an act to make provision for the registration and supervision of factories, and for the safety of workers employed therein. Factories act ministry of justice government of jamaica. My understanding is that some parts of the act remain valid but i. Xv of 1961 21961 an act to provide for the institution of provident funds for employees in factories and other establishments. Be it enacted by the jammu and kashmir state legislature in the twelfth year of the republic of india as follows. The factories act, 1948 with latest amendments l workplace. My understanding is that some parts of the act remain valid but i am unsure what specific. Master form in respect of the factories act, 1948 payment of wages act, 1936, minimum wages act, 1948 maternity benefit act, 1961, workmens compensation act, 1923 and industrial employment standing orders act, 1946 as applicable to registered factories covered under the factories act, 1948. Factories act, 1948 has been enacted to consolidate and amend the law regulating the workers working in the factories. The central labour laws extension to jammu and kashmir act, 1970 51 of 1970. December, 1961 an act to regulate the employment of women in certain establishment for certain period before and after childbirth and to provide for maternity benefit and certain other benefits. Further parliamentary inquiry and a royal commission produced reports full of details of the appalling abuse and mistreatment of children in factories. Jamaica the factories act regulations under section 12 the factories regulations, 1961 made by the minister on the 1st day of september, 1961 l. I specifically need the rules 8891 relating to welfare officers in factories.
Registration of factories 6, factories to be registered. Factories act, 1948 mcqs with answers part i puffy 0119 question no 7 answer was given as 2 g. Provisions of the factory and workshop act 1901 applicable in london. The factories act, 1948 came into force on the 1st day of april,1949 and extends to the whole of india.
In this act, unless there is anything repugnant in the. The act is applicable to all establishments employing 10 or more employees. Provided that the state government may, by notification in the official. Factories act, 1948 bare acts law library advocatekhoj. Maternity benefit act meaning, applicability, benefits and. However, the passing of this act did not mean that the mistreatment of. Factories act 1961 how is factories act 1961 abbreviated.640 1474 889 23 1264 1442 389 1256 962 677 912 969 1270 1280 296 185 1455 225 626 151 1077 433 297 523 1451 567 1416 737 392 1346 943 1369