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Section 13, Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act 1946: Penalties & Procedure

The contents of the "Section 13 - Penalties and procedure" of the "Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946" is reproduced hereunder:—

“(1) An employer who fails to submit draft standing orders as required by section 3, or who modifies his standing orders otherwise than in accordance with section 10, shall be punishable with fine which may extend to five thousand rupees, and in the case of a continuing offence with a further fine which may extend to two hundred rupees for every day after the first during which the offence continues.

(2) An employer who does any act in contravention of the standing orders finally certified under this Act or his industrial establishment shall be punishable with fine which may extend to one hundred rupees, and in the case of a continuing offence with a further fine which may extend to twenty-five rupees for every day after the first during which the offence continues.

(3) No prosecution for an offence punishable under this section shall be instituted except with the previous sanction of the appropriate Government.

(4) No Court inferior to that of a Metropolitan Magistrate or Judicial Magistrate of the second class shall try any offence under this section.”





Extra Notes for Readers

(1) In sub-section (4), the words were substituted “a Metropolitan Magistrate or Judicial Magistrate of the second class” for “a Presidency Magistrate or Magistrate of the second class” by Act 18 of 1982 (w.e.f. 17-May-1982).






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