Ministry of Labour & Employment, Notification dated 28th March, 2017
G.S.R. 294(E).– Whereas, for the ease of, and for the expedient compliance of the requirements of certain labour related laws referred to herein and for the purpose of rationalisation of forms and reports so as to provide trust based efficient public service delivery, it has become essential to frame separate rules;
And whereas, the intention to provide for combined and simplified forms and reports is to sub-serve the purposes, electronically or otherwise, of the said labour related laws and the rules made thereunder, wherein provisions have been made for use of such forms and reports;
And whereas, the combined and simplified forms and reports provided under these rules will facilitate ease of compliance and inspection, being as simple as possible and making the information provided thereunder easily accessible to the public thereby increasing transparency; And whereas, making separate rules for the aforementioned purpose will benefit making use of the forms and reports provided under different labour related laws simple, which will serve public purpose in a better way;
And whereas, to achieve the aforementioned purposes, the draft rules, namely, the Rationalisation of Forms and Reports under Certain Labour Laws Rules, 2017 were published vide notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Labour and Employment, number G.S.R. 116(E), dated, the 9th February, 2017, in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, section 3, sub-section (i), inviting objections and suggestions from all persons likely to be affected thereby on or before the expiry of a period of thirty days from the date on which the copies of the Official Gazette containing the said notification were made available to the public;
And whereas, the copies of the said Official Gazette were made available to the public on the 9th February, 2017;
And whereas, no objections and suggestions were received from public on the said draft rules;
Now, therefore, to achieve the aforementioned purposes, the Central Government, in exercise of the powers conferred by,-
(a) section 35 of the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 (37 of 1970);
(b) section 35 of the Inter-State Migrant Workmen (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1979 (30 of 1979); and
(c) section 62 of the Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1996 (27 of 1996), consultation with the expert committee;
read with Chapter III of the Information Technology Act, 2000 (21 of 2000), hereby makes the following rules, namely:-
1. Short title and commencement.– (1) These rules may be called the Rationalisation of Forms and Reports under Certain Labour Laws Rules, 2017.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
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