Factories Act

Chapter VI - Working Hours of Adults


Section 57: Night shifts

Where a worker in a factory works on a shift which extends beyond midnight,-
(a) for the purposes of Section 52 and 53, a holiday for a whole day shall mean in his case a period of twenty-four consecutive hours beginning when his shift ends ;
(b) the following day for him shall be deemed to be the period of twenty-four hours beginning when such shift ends, and the hours he has worked after midnight shall be counted in the previous day.

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Change in Shift System  Change In Working Hours or Holidays  Conditions of Service  Holidays  Hours of Work / Working Hours  Night Shifts  Starting A New Manufacturing Process