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PAYMENT OF WAGES ACT, 1936

Related Legislation: - Payment of Wages (Air Transport Services) Rules, 1968 - Payment of Wages Recovery Rules, 1966 - Payment of Wages Nomination Rules, 2009

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1. Short title, extent, commencement and application
2. Definitions
3. Responsibility for payment of wages
4. Fixation of wage-periods
5. Time of payment of wages
6. Wages to be paid in current coin or currency notes
7. Deductions which may be made from wages
8. Fines
9. Deductions for absence from duty
10. Deductions for damage or loss
11. Deductions for services rendered
12. Deductions for recovery of advances
12-A. Deductions for recovery of loans
13. Deductions for payments to cooperative societies and insurance schemes
13-A. Maintenance of registers and records
14. Inspectors
14-A. Facilities to be afforded to Inspectors
15. Claims arising out of deductions from wages or delay in payment of wages and penalty for malicious or vexatious claims
16. Single application in respect of claims from unpaid group
17. Appeal
17-A. Conditional attachment of property of employer or other person responsible for payment of wages
18. Powers of authorities appointed under Section 15
19. Power to recover from employer in certain cases
20. Penalty for offences under the Act
21. Procedure in trial of offences
22. Bar of suits
22-A. Protection of action taken in good faith
23. Contracting out
24. Delegation of Powers
25. Display by notice of abstracts of the Act
25-A. Payment of undisbursed wages in cases of death of employed person
26. Rule-making power