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Name: Code on Wages, 2019 (No. 29 of 2019).
Country: India
Subject(s): Wages
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2019-08-08
Entry into force:
ISN: IND-2019-L-110007
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India PDF PDF (consulted on 2020-06-18)
Abstract/Citation: The Wage Code consolidates the provisions of four labour laws concerning wage and bonus payments and makes universal the provisions for minimum wages and timely payment of wages for all workers in India. It repeals the Payment of Wages Act, 1936, the Minimum Wages Act, 1948, and the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 and the Equal Remuneration Act, 1976.

Chapter I - Preliminary
Chapter II - Minimum Wages
Chapter III - Payment of Wages
Chapter IV - Payment of Bonus
Chapter V - Advisory Board
Chapter VI - Payment of Dues, Claims and Audit
Chapter VII - Inspector-cum-Facilitator
Chapter VIII - Offences and Penalties
Chapter IX - Miscellaneous
Repealed text(s):

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