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MINIMUM WAGES ACT, 1948

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1. Short title and extent
2. Interpretation
3. Fixing of minimum rates of wages
4. Minimum rate of wages
5. Procedure for fixing and revising minimum wages
6. Advisory committees and sub-committees
7. Advisory Board
8. Central Advisory Board
9. Composition of committees, etc.
10. Correction of errors
11. Wages in kind
12. Payment of minimum rates of wages
13. Fixing hours for a normal working day, etc.
14. Overtime
15. Wages of worker who works for less than normal working day.
16. Wages for two or more classes of work
17. Minimum time rate wages for piece work
18. Maintenance of registers and records
19. Inspectors
20. Claims
21. Single application in respect of a number of employees
22. Penalties for certain offences
22-A. General provision for punishment of other offences
22-B. Cognizance of offences
22-C. Offences by companies
22-D. Payment of undisbursed amounts due to employees
22-E. Protection against attachment of assets of employer with Government
22-F. Application of Payment of Wages Act, 1936, to scheduled employments
23. Exemption of employer from liability in certain cases
24. Bar of Suits
25. Contracting out
26. Exemptions and exceptions
27. Power of State Government to add to Schedule
28. Power of the Central Government to give directions
29. Power of the Central Government to make rules
30. Power of appropriate Government to make rules
30-A. Rules made by Central Government to be laid before Parliament
31. Validation of fixation of certain minimum rates of wages