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Name: Labour Laws (Amendment) Ordinance 1972 (No. 9).
Country: Pakistan
Subject(s): Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations; Wages; Occupational safety and health; Employment accident and occupational disease benefit
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1972-04-13
Entry into force:
Published on: Gazette of Pakistan, 1972-04-13, Extraordinary
ISN: PAK-1972-R-16808
Bibliography: Gazette of Pakistan, 1972-04-13, Extraordinary
Abstract/Citation: An Ordinance further to amend certain laws relating to industrial relations and the welfare of workers. Amends, inter alia, the Workmen's Compensation Act 1923 (LS 1923 - Ind. 1 ... 1942 - Ind. 3) (amends s. 4 (1) and inserts a new s. 18A and new Schedules I (list of injuries) and IV (compensation payable)), the Factories Act 1934 (LS 1946 - Ind. 1, 1947 - Ind. 3) (inserts a new Ch. III (Health and Safety) and amends ss. 58B, 60, 64 and 74), the Payment of Wages Act 1936 (LS 1936 - Ind. 1) (ends s. 1 and inserts a new s. 21A), the West Pakistan Employees' Social Security Ordinance 1965 (No. X of 1965) (amends Ch. VA (Medical treatment of Domestic Servants)), the West Pakistan Industrial and Commercial Employment (Standing Orders) Ordinance 1968 (adds new ss. 7A, 10A (group incentive scheme), 10B (compulsory group insurance) and 10C (payment of bonus)), the Companies Profits (Workers'Participation) Act 1968 (LS 1968 - Pak. 4) (amends s. 3 (1) and the schedule), the Industrial Relations Ordinance 1969 (LS 1969 - Pak.2) (inter alia, amends ss. 2, 7, 7A, 22, 22A and 23, inserts new ss. 23A (shop stewards as link between labour and management), 23B (workers' Participation in management), 25A (redress of individual grievances) and 34A (raising of industrial dispute by a federation) and replaces ss. 26 (negotiations relating to differences and disputes) and 28 (notice of strike or lockout)) and the Workers' Welfare Fund Ordinance 1971 (No. XXXVI of 1971).
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