Plantations Labour Act

Inspecting Staff

Section 7: Certifying surgeons

(1) The State Government may appoint qualified medical practitioners to be certifying surgeons for the purposes of this Act within such local limits or for such plantation or class of plantations as it may assign to them respectively.

(2) The certifying surgeon shall carry out such duties as may be prescribed in connection with -
(a) the examination and certification of workers;
(b) the exercise of such medical supervision as may be prescribed where adolescents are employed in any work in any plantation which is likely to cause injury to their health.
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Adoloscent/Young Person  Child Labour  First Aid  Health