Found 48 Articles for Bare Acts of India

Workmen's Compensation Act: An Overview

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 27-Jan-2023 12:44:40


This Act was one of the first pieces of legislation in India that intended and thought of providing certain relief to a worker if some uncertainty happens to that worker on the premises when the supervising officer or the employing officer of that worker is not present in that area or the place where the uncertain event or something that resulted in the disability of that worker happened or even the death. The act provides some sort of relief to the workers who have been the victims of uncertain injury or disability, and it also provides some relief to their ... Read More

Trade Union Act: An Overview

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 27-Jan-2023 12:36:38


During the 20th century, there was so much industrialization, and the industrial sector was growing rapidly in every country across the world. With the growth of industrialization, the exploitation of labourers also increased because the prime focus of the majority of industries became greater production, which usually ignored the rights of laborers. When the focus was driven towards maximum output, the labour was exploited by various means, like more working hours, poor wages, fewer incentives, and sometimes no wages. So in India, this act was enacted so that the unions could get registered and the labourers could have ... Read More

Employment Exchanges (Compulsory Notification of Vacancies) Act: An Overview

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 27-Jan-2023 12:24:30


The Employment Exchanges (Compulsory Notification of Vacancies) Act, 1959 primary goal is to mandate the mandatory reporting of job openings to employment exchanges. Employers are obligated to report all openings to employment exchanges, with the exception of those in unskilled categories, temporary openings, and openings that are planned to be filled by promotions. They must also submit regular staff strength reports. The Act applies to all of India. What is the meaning of Employment Exchange? An office of the federal or state government is referred to as an employment exchange because it gathers and provides information about potential employers, open ... Read More

Delhi Shops and Establishment Act

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 27-Jan-2023 12:16:05


The Delhi Shops and Establishment Act was passed to enhance the administration of employment and working conditions in stores, businesses, hotels, theatres, dining establishments, and other public places of entertainment. This act is a labour regulation designed to meet the demands of India's enormous unorganised labour market, which frequently experiences exploitation, corruption, and unemployment. It falls under state law, and every state has its own set of guidelines and limitations. Everyone who works for a company, whether they are paid or not, is subject to the law. Application of Delhi Shops and Establishments Act, 1954 The Shops and Establishments Act ... Read More

Factories Act: An Overview

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 27-Jan-2023 12:09:05

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The Factories Act of 1948 was used to help India develop national rules about workplace safety and health in factories and docks. It addresses a variety of issues relating to people's wellbeing, health, productivity, and safety at work. The Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions Code, 2020 took its place. The Act is managed by the state government’s factory inspectorates and the Directorate General Factory Advice Service and Labour Institutes (DGFASLI) of the Indian Ministry of Labour and Employment. DGFASLI provides guidance to the Central and State Governments on enforcing the Factories Act and organizing factory inspection services across the ... Read More

Employees State Insurance Act: An Overview

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 27-Jan-2023 11:44:31


The Employees State Insurance Act, 1948, is a pioneering measure in the field of social insurance in our country. When the Government of India first evaluated the applicability of the Conventions approved by the International Labour Conference in 1927, the question of health insurance for industrial employees was first brought up in the Indian Legislature. The Royal Commission on Labour emphasized the importance of health insurance for Indian workers in its report (1931). One of the first choices made by the Labour Ministers' Conferences in the years between 1940 and 1942 was to enlist a specialist to develop a plan ... Read More

Employee Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act: An Overview

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 27-Jan-2023 11:45:59


India made the decision to be a welfare state in its Constitution, and the Indian Parliament passed several social welfare laws to carry out this philosophy. Some of the laws established to put this social welfare program into action are the Employee Provident Funds Act and the Miscellaneous Act of 1952. The Act provides for benefits to the salaried class after retirement, for old age, and for any disease through its provisions. Why is the Employee Provident Fund Important? The act was establish to raise fund for the employee. The employee and employer of the establishment covered by the ... Read More

Apprentices Act: An Overview

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 27-Jan-2023 11:19:26


The National Apprenticeship Act was initially introduced in 1959 on a voluntary basis. The Apprentices Act of 1961 was passed by Parliament in 1961 and went into effect on January 1, 1963. Ultimately, the statute was modified in 1973 and 1986. The Act's initial intent was to train apprentices in trades. The Central Apprenticeship Adviser/Director of Apprenticeship Training in the DGE&T, Ministry of Labour and Employment, is responsible for overseeing the administration of the Apprentices Act, 1961, in relation to Trade Apprentices within the Central Government and Departments with the assistance of six Regional Directorates of Apprenticeship Training (RDATs). ... Read More

The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act: An Overview

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 11-Jan-2023 17:22:24

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When a water resource's natural capacity for regeneration is exceeded by the pollution load, water contamination is said to have happened. It is a very serious issue in India where 70% of surface water sources, such as rivers and lakes, are polluted and where groundwater pollution is alarmingly on the rise. This article seeks to discuss the legislative framework for regulating water pollution in India, including some constitutional provisions as well. What does the Water Act Define? To safeguard our water resources, Parliament enacted the Water Act on March 23rd, 1974. The act's main objectives are to prevent, control, and ... Read More

The Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act: An Overview

Mukesh Kumar
Updated on 11-Jan-2023 17:13:04


A committee on National Integration and Regionalization was established by the National Integration Council to study the question of reasonable restraints in the interest of India's sovereignty and integrity. In order to place such restrictions on the freedom of speech and expression, the right to peaceful assembly without the use of force, and the right to form associations, the 16th Amendment to the Constitution (1963) was made. As a result, on December 30th, 1967, the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act was passed. This article makes an overview of the said legislation. What does Unlawful Activities Prevention Act Define? The UAPA was initially ... Read More