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MOTOR TRANSPORT WORKERS ACT, 1961

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Preliminary

1. Short title, extent, commencement and application
2. Definitions

Registration of Motor Transport Undertakings

3. Registration of motor transport undertakings

Inspecting Staff

4. Chief inspector and inspectors
5. Power of the inspectors
6. Facilities to be afforded to inspectors
7. Certifying surgeons

Welfare and Health

8. Canteens
9. Rest rooms
10. Uniforms
11. Medical facilities
12. First-aid facilities

Hours and Limitations of Employment

13. Hours of work for adult transport workers
14. Hours of work for adolescents employed as motor transport workers
15. Daily intervals for rest
16. Spread-over
17. Split duty
18. Notice of hours of work
19. Weekly rest
20. Compensatory day of rest

Employment of Young Persons

21. Prohibition of employment of children
22. Adolescents employed motor transport workers to carry tokens
23. Certificate of fitness
24. Power to require medical examination

Wages and Leave

25. Act 4 of 1936 to apply to payment of wages to motor transport workers
26. Extra wages for overtime
27. Annual leave with wages
28. Wages during leave period

Penalties and Procedure

29. Obstructions
30. Use of false certificate of fitness
31. Contravention of provisions regarding employment of motor transport workers
32. Other offences
33. Enhanced penalty after previous conviction
34. Offences by companies
35. Cognizance of offences
36. Limitation of prosecutions

Miscellaneous

37. Effect of laws and agreements inconsistent with this Act
38. Exemptions
39. Powers to give directions
40. Power to make rules