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1. Short title, extent, commencement and application
2. Definitions
3. Reference to time of day

Registration of Plantations

3-A. Appointment of registering officers
3-B. Registration of plantations
3-C. Appeals against orders of registering officer
3-D. Power to make rules

Inspecting Staff

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

Provisions as to Health

8. Drinking water
9. Conservancy
10. Medical facilities


11. Canteens
12. Creches
13. Recreational facilities
14. Educational facilities
15. Housing facilities
16. Power to make rules relating to housing
16-A. Liability of employer in respect of accidents resulting from collapse of houses provided by him
16-B. Appointment of Commissioners
16-C. Application for compensation
16-D. Procedure and powers of Commissioner
16-E. Liability to pay compensation, etc., to be decided by Commissioner
16-F. Saving as to certain rights
16-G. Power to make rules
17. Other facilities
18. Welfare officers

Provisions As To Safety

18-A. Safety
18-B. Power of State Government to make Rules

Hours and Limitation of Employment

19. Weekly hours
20. Weekly holidays
21. Daily intervals for rest
22. Spread-over
23. Notice of period of work
24. Prohibition of employment of young children
25. Night work for women
26. Non-adult workers to carry tokens
27. Certificate of fitness
28. Power to require medical examination

Leave with wages

29. Application of chapter
30. Annual leave with wages
31. Wages during leave period
32. Sickness and maternity benefits


32-A. Notice of accident
32-B. Register of accidents
32-C. Compensation

Penalties and Procedure

33. Obstruction
34. Use of false certificate of fitness
35. Contravention of provisions regarding employment of labour
36. Other offences
37. Enhanced penalty after previous conviction
37-A. Power of court to make orders
38. Exemption of employer from liability in certain cases
39. Cognizance of offences
39-A. Protection of Action taken in good faith
40. Limitation of prosecutions


41. Power to give directions
42. Power to exempt
43. General power to make rules