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BUILDING AND OTHER CONSTRUCTION WORKERS (REGULATION OF EMPLOYMENT AND WORKING CONDITIONS) ACT, 1996

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Chapter I - Preliminary

1. SHORT TITLE, EXTENT COMMENCEMENT AND APPLICATION
2. Definitions

Chapter II - The Advisory and Expert Committees

3. CENTRAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
4. STATE ADVISORY COMMITTEE
5. EXPERT COMMITTEES

Chapter III - Registration of Establishments

6. APPOINTMENT OF REGISTERING OFFICERS
7. REGISTRATION OF ESTABLISHMENTS
8. REVOCATION OF REGISTRATION IN CERTAIN CASES
9. APPEAL
10. EFFECT OF NON-REGISTRATION

Chapter IV - Registration of Building Workers as Beneficiaries

11. BENEFICIARIES OF THE FUND
12. REGISTRATION OF BUILDING WORKERS AS BENEFICIARIES
13. IDENTITY CARDS
14. CESSATION AS A BENEFICIARY
15. REGISTER OF BENEFICIARIES
16. CONTRIBUTION OF BUILDING WORKERS
17. EFFECT OF NON-PAYMENT OF CONTRIBUTION

Chapter V - Building and Other Construction Workers Weldare Boards

18. CONSTITUTION OF STATE WELFARE BOARDS
19. SECRETARY AND OTHER OFFICERS OF BOARDS
20. MEETINGS OF BOARDS
21. VACANCIES ETC., NOT TO INVALIDATE PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARDS
22. FUNCTIONS OF THE BOARDS
23. GRANTS AND LOANS BY THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT
24. BUILDING AND OTHER CONSTRUCTION WORKERS WELFARE FUND AND ITS APPLICATION
25. BUDGET
26. ANNUAL REPORT
27. ACCOUNTS AND ADULTS

Chapter VI - Hours of Work, Welfare Measiures and other conditions of service

28. FIXING HOURS FOR NORMAL WORKING DAY, ETC
29. WAGES FOR OVERTIME WORK
30. MAINTENANCE OF REGISTER AND RECORDS
31. PROHIBITION OF EMPLOYMENT OF CERTAIN PERSONS IN CERTAIN BUILDING OR OTHER CONSTRUCTION WORK
32. DRINKING WATER
33. LATRINES AND URINALS
34. ACCOMMODATION
35. CRECHES
36. FIRST-AID
37. CANTEENS, ETC

Chapter VII - Safety and Health Measures

38. SAFETY COMMITTEE AND SAFETY OFFICERS
39. NOTICE OF CERTAIN ACCIDENTS
40. POWER OF APPROPRIATE GOVERNMENT TO MAKE RULES FOR THE SAFETY AND HEALTH OF BUILDING WORKERS
41. FRAMING OF MODEL RULES FOR SAFETY MEASURES

Chapter VIII - Inspecting Staff

42. APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTOR-GENERAL, CHIEF INSPECTOR AND INSPECTORS
43. POWERS OF INSPECTORS

Chapter IX - Special Provisions

44. RESPONSIBILITY OF EMPLOYERS
45. RESPONSIBILITY FOR PAYMENT OF WAGES AND COMPENSATION
46. NOTICE OF COMMENCEMENT OF BUILDING OR OTHER CONSTRUCTIVE WORK

Chapter X - Penalties and Procedure

47. PENALTY FOR CONTRAVENTION OF PROVISIONS REGARDING SAFETY MEASURES
48. PENALTY FOR FAILURE TO GIVE NOTICE OF THE COMMENCEMENT OF THE BUILDING OR OTHER CONSTRUCTION WORK
49. PENALTY FOR OBSTRUCTIONS
50. PENALTY FOR OTHER OFFENCES
51. APPEAL
52. RECOVERY OF PENALTY
53. OFFENCES BY COMPANIES
54. COGNIZANCE OF OFFENCES
55. LIMITATIONS OF PROSECUTIONS

Chapter XI - Miscellaneous

56. DELEGATION OF POWERS
57. RETURNS
58. APPLICATION OF ACT 8 OF 1923 TO BUILDING WORKERS
59. PROTECTION OF ACTION TAKEN IN GOOD FAITH
60. POWER OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT TO GIVE DIRECTIONS
61. POWER TO REMOVE DIFFICULTIES
62. POWER TO MAKE RULES
63. SAVING OF CERTAIN LAWS
64. REPEAL AND SAVING