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'The Schedule' To The Minimum Wages Act, 1948 - Part I & Part II

"The Schedule" to the Minimum Wages Act, 1948, is reproduced hereunder:—

THE SCHEDULE
[See sections 2(g) and 27]

PART I

1. Employment in any woollen carpet making or shawl weaving establishment.

2. Employment in any rice mill, flour mill or dal mill.

3. Employment in any tobacco (including bidi making) manufactory.

4. Employment in any plantation, that is to say, any estate which is maintained for the purpose of growing cinchona, rubber, tea or coffee.

5. Employment in any oil mill.

6. Employment under any local authority

7. Employment on the construction or maintenance of roads or in building operations.

8. Employment in stone breaking or stone crushing.

9. Employment in any lac manufactory.

10. Employment in any mica works.

11. Employment in public motor transport.

12. Employment in tanneries and leather manufactory.
      Employment in gypsum mines.
      Employment in barytes mines.
      Employment in bauxite mines.
      Employment in manganese mines.
      Employment in the maintenance of buildings and employment in the construction and maintenance of runways.
      Employment in China Clay mines. Employment in Kyanite mines.
      Employment in Copper mines.
      Employment in clay mines covered under the Mines Act, 1952 (35 of 1952).
      Employment in magnesite mines covered under the Mines Act, 1952 (35 of 1952).
      Employment in white clay mines.
      Employment in stone mines.
      Employment in steatile (including the mines producing Seapstone and Tale).
      Employment in Ochre Mines.
      Employment in Asbestos mines.
      Employment in Fire Clay mines.
      Employment in Chromite mines.
      Employment in quartizite mines.
      Employment in quartz mines.
      Employment in silica mines.
      Employment in graphic mines.
      Employment in feldspar mines.
      Employment in laterite mines.
      Employment in dolomite mines.
      Employment in redoxide mines.
      Employment in wolfram mines.
      Employment in iron ore mines.
      Employment in granite mines.

PART II

1. Employment in agriculture, that is to say, in any form of farming, including the cultivation and tillage of the soil, dairy farming, the production, cultivation, growing and harvesting of any agricultural or horticultural commodity, the raising of live-stock, bees or poultry, and any practice performed by a farmer or on a farm as incidental to or in conjunction with farm operations (including any forestry or timbering operations and the preparation for market and delivery to storage or to market or to carriage for transportation to market of farm produce).






Extra Notes for Readers

(1) Item No. 7 was substituted by Act 30 of 1957, s. 18.

(2) Item No. 12 was modified as under:-
(i) 'Employment in gypsum mines. Employment in barytes mines. Employment in bauxite mines' inserted by notification No. S.O. 3760, dated 4th December, 1962.
(ii) 'Employment in manganese mines' inserted by notification No. S.O. 3760, dated 30th October, 1962.
(iii) 'Employment in the maintenance of buildings and employment in the construction and maintenance of runways.' inserted by notification No. S.O. 1987, dated 30th May, 1968.
(iv) 'Employment in China Clay mines. Employment in Kyanite mines.' inserted by notification No. S.O. 586, dated 5th February, 1970.
(v) 'Employment in Copper mines.' inserted by notification No. S.O. 795, dated 13th February, 1970.
(vi) 'Employment in clay mines covered under the Mines Act, 1952 (35 of 1952).' inserted by notification No. S.O. 796, dated 18th February, 1970.
(vii) 'Employment in magnesite mines covered under the Mines Act, 1952 (35 of 1952).' inserted by notification No. S.O. 2357, dated 1st July, 1970.
(viii) 'Employment in white clay mines.' inserted by notification No. S.O. 3896, dated the 3rd September, 1971.
(ix) 'Employment in stone mines.' inserted by notification No. S.O. 3898, dated 15th September, 1971.
(x) 'Employment in steatile (including the mines producing Seapstone and Tale).' inserted by notification No. S.O. 2972, dated 1st July, 1972.
(xi) 'Employment in Ochre Mines.' inserted by notification No. S.O. 2973, dated 1st July, 1972.
(xii) 'Employment in Asbestos mines.' inserted by notification No. S.O. 2974, dated 6th July, 1972.
(xiii) 'Employment in Fire Clay mines.' inserted by notification No. S.O. 1587, dated 24th May, 1973.
(xiv) 'Employment in Chromite mines.' inserted by notification No. S.O. 2311, dated 3rd July, 1975.
(xv) 'Employment in quartizite mines. Employment in quartz mines. Employment in silica mines.' inserted by notification No. S.O. 4030, dated 4th February, 1976.
(xvi) 'Employment in graphic mines.' inserted by notification No. S.O. 558, dated 29th January, 1977.
(xvii) 'Employment in feldspar mines.' inserted by notification No. S.O. 1823, dated 14th June, 1978.
(xviii) 'Employment in laterite mines.' inserted by notification No. S.O. 2945, dated 22nd September, 1978.
(xix) 'Employment in dolomite mines.' inserted by notification No. S.O. 2950, dated 25th September, 1978.
(xx) 'Employment in redoxide mines.' inserted by notification No. S.O. 3248, dated 26th October, 1978.
(xxi) 'Employment in wolfram mines.' inserted by notification No. S.O. 3671, dated 7th December, 1978.
(xxii) 'Employment in iron ore mines.' inserted by notification No. S.O. 1757, dated 16th June, 1980.
(xxiii) 'Employment in granite mines.' inserted by notification No. S.O. 2473, dated 3rd September, 1980.




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