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Name: Labour Act, 2006 (XLII of 2006).
Country: Bangladesh
Subject(s): Labour codes, general labour and employment acts; Freedom of association, collective bargaining and industrial relations
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2006-10-11
Entry into force:
ISN: BGD-2006-L-76402
Bibliography: Dhar on Labour and Industrial Laws of Bangladesh (The Bangladesh Labour Act, 2006 and other Cognate Labour Laws), 2007-06-02, Nirmalendu Dhar, ReMiSi Publishers, ISBN: 984-708-001-1
A Handbook on the Bangladesh Labour Act, 2006, 2009-08, Bangladesh Employers Federation, [contains text of Labour Act and a list of other laws applicable in Bangladesh], 181 p. PDF of Handbook PDF of Handbook
Legislation on-line in Bengali Legislation on-line in Bengali Laws of Bangladesh, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Bangladesh PDF of Act in Bengali PDF of Act in Bengali (consulted on 2013-01-21)
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Vivhaan, Bangladesh PDF of Unofficial English Translation PDF of Unofficial English Translation (consulted on 2013-10-08)
Legislation online in Bengali Legislation online in Bengali Laws of Bangladesh, Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs, Bangladesh PDF of Act in Bengali as amended to 2013 PDF of Act in Bengali as amended to 2013 (consulted on 2015-05-27)
Abstract/Citation: Annoted edition of the Labour Act, 2006.
Chapter I - Preliminary
Chapter II - Conditions of Service and Employment
Chapter III - Employment of Adolescent
Chapter IV - Maternity Benefit
Chapter V - Health and Hygiene
Chapter VI - Safety
Chapter VII - Special Provisions Relating to Health, Hygiene and Safety
Chapter VIII - Welfare
Chapter IX - Working Hours and Leave
Chapter X - Wages and Payment
Chapter XI - Wages Board
Chapter XII - Workers' Compensation For Injury by Accident
Chapter XIII - Trade Unions and Industrial Relations
Chapter XIV - Disputes, Labour Court, Labour Appellate Tribunal, Legal Proceedings, etc.
Chapter XV - Workers' Participation in Companies Profits
Chapter XVI - Regulation of Employment and Safety of Dock Workers
Chapter XVII - Provident Funds
Chapter XVIII - Apprenticeship
Chapter XIX - Penalty and Procedure
Chapter XX - Administration, Inspection, etc.
Chapter XXI - Miscellaneous
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