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  1. India - - Law, Act

    Bombay Industrial Relations Act, 1946 (Act No. XI of 1947). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1947-04-15 | IND-1947-L-93736

    An Act to regulate the relations of employers and employees, to make provision for settlement of industrial disputes and to provide for certain other purposes.

    WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the regulation of the relations of employers and employees in certain matters, to consolidate and amend the law relating to the settlement of industrial disputes and to provide for certain other purposes. It is hereby enacted as follows:

    Chapter I - Preliminary
    Chapter II - Authorities to be constituted or appointed under this Act
    Chapter III - Registration of Unions
    Chapter IV - Approved Unions
    Chapter V - Representatives of Employers and Employees, and
    Appearance on their behalf
    Chapter VI - Powers and duties of Labour Officers
    Chapter VII - Standing Orders
    Chapter VIII - Changes
    Chapter IX - Joint Committees
    Chapter X - Conciliation Proceedings
    Chapter XI - Arbitration
    Chapter XII - Labour Courts
    Chapter XII-A - Wage Boards
    Chapter XII-B - [State] Wage Board
    Chapter XIII - Court of Industrial Arbitration
    Chapter XIV - Illegal Strikes and Lock-outs
    Chapter XV - Court of Enquiry
    Chapter XVI - Penalties
    Chapter XVII - Record of Industrial Conditions
    Chapter XVIII - Miscellaneous

    Repeals the following:
    - The Bombay Trade Disputes Conciliation Act, 1934
    - The Bombay Industrial Disputes Act, 1938
    - Central Provinces and Berar Industrial Disputes Settlement Act, 1947

  2. India - - Law, Act

    Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 (No. 14 of 1947). - India Code Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1947-03-11 | IND-1947-L-32067

    Provides for the investigation and settlement of industrial disputes. Contains 80 sections and 7 Chapters concerning reference of certain individual disputes to Grievance Settlement Authorities; reference of disputes to boards, courts and tribunals; strikes and lockouts; layoffs and retrenchment; unfair labour practices; penalties; and miscellaneous matters.

  3. India - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Central Rules, 1946 (L.R. 11 (37)). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1946-12-18 | IND-1946-R-48112

    Provides model standing orders for establishments in the coal mining industry and additional items in all industries. Inter alia, these orders cover hours of work, payment of wages, termination of employment, age of retirement, and discipline.

  4. India - - Law, Act

    Foreigners Act, 1946 (Act No. 31 of 1946). - India Code

    Adoption: 1946-11-23 | IND-1946-L-70273

    Regulates the entry and exit of foreigners in India.

  5. India - - Law, Act

    Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946 (No. 20 of 1946). - India Code Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1946-04-23 | IND-1946-L-48111

    Requires industrial establishments to submit standing orders which shall provide for matters related to hours of work, paid leave, termination of employment, dismissal, and discipline.

  6. India - - Law, Act

    Mica Mines Labour Welfare Fund Act, 1946 (No. 22 of 1946). - India Code Information System (INCODIS)

    Adoption: 1946-04-23 | IND-1946-L-51965

    Amended text.

  7. India - - Law, Act

    War Injuries (Compensation Insurance) Act, 1943 (No. 23 of 1943). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1943-09-02 | IND-1943-L-92085

    An Act to impose on employers a liability to pay compensation to workmen sustaining war injuries and to provide for the insurance of employers against such liability.

  8. India - - Law, Act

    The Weekly Holidays Act 1942 (No. 18 of 1942) [as amended]. - List of various Central Labour Acts

    Adoption: 1942-04-03 | IND-1942-L-32076

    Provides for the granting of weekly holidays to persons employed in shops, restaurants and theatres.

  9. India - - Law, Act

    Registration of Foreigners Act, 1939 (No. 16 of 1939). - India Code Information System (INCODIS)

    Adoption: 1939-04-18 | IND-1939-L-73549

    Regulates the registration of foreigners entering into, present in and leaving India.

  10. India - - Law, Act

    Employer's Liability Act 1938 (No. 24 of 1938) [as amended, with comments and references to cases]. - Act on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1938-09-24 | IND-1938-L-32060

    Provides that certain defences shall not be raised in suits for damages in respect of injuries sustained by workmen.

  11. India - - Law, Act

    Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1938 (No. 20 of 1938). - India Code Information System (INCODIS)

    Adoption: 1938-09-14 | IND-1938-L-73544

    Supplements the criminal law by providing for the punishment of certain acts prejudicial to the recruitment of persons to serve in, and to the discipline of, the Armed Forces.

  12. India - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Central Trade Union Regulations 1938 (Notification No. L- 1785). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1938 | IND-1938-R-32078

    Provides for matters such as forms for registration of trade unions; a trade union register; trade union funds; auditing; auditing of political funds; inspection and related matters.

  13. India - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Payment of Wages (Procedure) Rules, 1937. - List of various Central Labour Acts

    Adoption: 1937-02-24 | IND-1937-R-75380

    Rules issued under the Payment of Wages Act, 1936.

  14. India - - Law, Act

    The Payment of Wages Act 1936 (Act No. 4 of 1936). - India Code List of various Central Labour Acts

    Adoption: 1936-04-23 | IND-1936-L-32072

    Regulates the payment of wages to specified classes of workers, in respect of responsibility for payment of wages; fixation of wage periods; form in which wages to be paid; deductions; maintenance of records; inspection; penalties and related matters.

  15. India - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Workmen's Compensation Returns (Notification No. L-1189).

    Adoption: 1935-03-28 | IND-1935-R-51981

    As amended.

  16. India - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Workmen's Compensation (Transfer of Money) Rules, 1935 (No. L-3033).

    Adoption: 1935-03-13 | IND-1935-R-51980

    As amended.

  17. India - - Law, Act

    Assam Criminal Law Amendment (Supplementary) Act, 1934 (No. 27 of 1934). - India Code Information System (INCODIS)

    Adoption: 1934-08-25 | IND-1934-L-73542

    Supplements the Assam Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1934 (Assam 3 of 1934) concerning appeals, in particular with respect to persons who have been condemned to execution. Powers conferred by section 491 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (5 of 1898) are not to be conferred on those arrested, committed to or detained in custody under the Assam Criminal Law Amendment Act.

  18. India - - Law, Act

    Factories Act, 1934 (Act XXV of 1934). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1934-08-20 | IND-1934-L-94254

    Chapter I - Preliminary
    Chapter II - Inspecting Staff
    Chapter III - Health and Safety
    Chapter IV - Restrictions on Working Hours of Adults
    Chapter IV-A - Holidays with Pay
    Chapter V - Special Provisions for Adolescents and Children
    Chapter VI - Penalties and Procedure
    Chapter VII - Supplemental

  19. India - - Law, Act

    Indian Dock Labourers Act 1934 (No. 19 of 1934) [as amended, with comments and references to cases up to 1990].

    Adoption: 1934-08-19 | IND-1934-L-32065

    This Act gives effect to ILO Convention No. 32 concerning protection against accidents of workers employed in loading and unloading ships.

  20. India - - Law, Act

    Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1932 (Act No. 23 of 1932). - India Code Information System (INCODIS)

    Adoption: 1932-12-19 | IND-1932-L-73540

    Amends the Indian Press (Emergency Powers) Act, 1931 (23 of 1931) and the Indian Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1908 (14 of 1908) concerning offences related to dissemination of contents of prescribed document (section 5); dissemination of false rumours (section 6); molesting a person to prejudice of employment or business (section 7); power to order parent or guardian to pay line imposed on young person (section 8). It also makes certain amendments with respect to procedures: procedure in offences under the Act; power of State Government to make certain offences cognizable and non-bailable.

  21. India - - Law, Act

    Trade Unions Act 1926 (No. 16 of 1926). - India Code Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1926-03-25 | IND-1926-L-32075

    Provides for the registration of trade unions and governs aspects of the law relating to registered trade unions. Contains 33 sections and 5 Chapters concerning registration procedures, rights and liabilities of registered trade unions, power to make regulations, and penalties and procedures.

  22. India - - Law, Act

    The Provident Funds Act, 1925 (No. 19 of 1925) [as amended, with comments and references to cases up to 1990]. - India Code

    Adoption: 1925-08-27 | IND-1925-L-32074

    Amends and consolidates the law relating to Government and other provident funds. Contains detailed provisions regarding protection of compulsory deposits, repayments, rights of nominees, power to make deductions, and power to extend the provisions to institutions other than those mentioned in the Schedule of the Act.

  23. India - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Workmen's Compensation Rules, 1924 (No. L-1182).

    Adoption: 1924-06-26 | IND-1924-R-51979

    As amended.

  24. India - - Law, Act

    Employee's Compensation Act, 1923 (No. 8 of 1923). (Workmen's Compensation Act, 1923) - India Code List of various Central Labour Acts

    Adoption: 1923-03-05 | IND-1923-L-32077

    Provides for the payment by certain classes of employers to their workmen for compensation for injury or accident. Contains 36 sections and 4 Chapters concerning methods for determining compensation, commissioners and their powers, and power to make rules.

  25. India - - Law, Act

    Indian Boilers Act (No. 5 of 1923). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1923-02-23 | IND-1923-L-48110

    Provides for the registration and certification of boilers, reporting of boiler-related accidents, and duties of boiler owners at examination.

  26. India - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Indian Electricity Act (Act No. 9 of 1910). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1910-03-18 | IND-1910-R-96643

  27. India - - Law, Act

    Indian Ports Act, 1908 (No. 15 of 1908). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1908-12-18 | IND-1908-L-80027

    Provides for the regulation of port activities including the employment of persons in ports.

  28. India - - Law, Act

    Foreign Recruiting Act, 1874 (Act No. 4 of 1874). - India Code Information System (INCODIS)

    Adoption: 1874-02-24 | IND-1874-L-73538

    Regulates the recruitment of Indian workers for service in other States. Provides that a person wishing to recruit in India must have permission to do so from the Government (section 4). Provides penalties for those who try to recruit without first being granted permission (section 6).

  29. India - - Law, Act

    Indian Evidence Act of 1872.

    Adoption: 1872 | IND-1872-L-66962

    Contains provisions on relevancy of facts, proof, production and effect of evidence.

  30. India - - Law, Act

    Pensions Act, 1871 (Act No. 23. of 1871). - India Code Information System (INCODIS)

    Adoption: 1871-08-08 | IND-1871-L-73537

    Consolidates the law relating to pensions and grants made by the Government of money or land revenue.
    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - Rights to Pensions
    Part III - Mode of Payment
    Part IV - Miscellaneous

  31. India - - Law, Act

    The Police Act 1861 (Act 5 of 1861). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1861-03-22 | IND-1861-L-93740

  32. India - - Law, Act

    Penal Code (Act No. 45 of 1860). - Penal Code

    Adoption: 1860 | IND-1860-L-48320

    Chapter IX deals with offences by public servants, including abuse of office and bribery. Sections 366 to 377 deal with, inter alia, forced labour, slavery, prostitution, and sexual offences against minors.

  33. India - - Law, Act

    The Fatal Accidents Act 1855 (No. 13 of 1855) [as amended]. - India Code List of various Central Labour Acts

    Adoption: 1855-03-27 | IND-1855-L-32064

    Provides compensation to families for loss occasioned by the death of a person caused by actionable wrong.

  34. India - - Law, Act

    Public Servants (Inquiries) Act, 1850 (No. 37 of 1850). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1850-11-01 | IND-1850-L-48121

    Governs inquiries into misconduct of civil servants.

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