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  1. Pakistan - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Boilers and Pressure Vessels Act, 2016 (Act No. XXXI of 2016). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2016-12-13 | PAK-2016-L-104975

    Set out the regulations with respect to the health and safety of using boilers and pressure vessels. Repeals the Boilers and Pressure Vessels Ordinance (CXXI of 2002) to the extent that it applies to the Province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

  2. Pakistan - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    The Balochistan Boilers and Pressure Vessels Act (Act No. XVI of 2015). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2015-10-09 | Date of entry into force: 2015-10-16 | PAK-2015-L-102069

    Applies to the whole of Balochistan, except the Tribal Areas. Repeals the Boilers and Pressure Vessels Ordinance (CXXI of 2002) to the extent it applies to Balochistan.

  3. Pakistan - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    The Sindh Environmental Protection Act, 2014 (Act No.VIII of 2014). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2014-02-24 | Date of entry into force: 2014-03-19 | PAK-2014-L-96274

    Act to provide for the protection, conservation, rehabilitation and improvement of the environment, for the prevention and control of pollution, and promotion of sustainable development.

  4. Pakistan - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Sindh HIV and AIDS Control Treatment and Protection Act, 2013 (Act No.LII of 2013). - Legislation online

    Adoption: 2013-09-20 | Date of entry into force: 2013-10-30 | PAK-2013-L-99263

  5. Pakistan - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Factories Act, 2013 [Act No. XVI of 2013].

    Adoption: 2013-03-16 | PAK-2013-L-99245

    Regulates health and safety, working time, holidays with pay and child labour in factories.

    Repeals the Factories Act 1934 to the extent that it applies to the Province.

  6. Pakistan - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Factories (Amendment) Act, 2012 [No. XIV of 2012].

    Adoption: 2012-01-27 | PAK-2012-L-99254

    Amends the Act by deleting all reference to 'Pakistan' or national government and replacing it by 'Punjab' or provincial government.

  7. Pakistan - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Boilers and Pressure Vessels (Amendment) Act, 2009. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2009 | PAK-2009-L-88332

    Amends section 6 of the Boilers and Pressure Vessels Ordinance (CXXI of 2002) to enable the Boiler Engineers who posses good health duly certified by a recognized physician to renegotiate their contract with their employers for seeking new employment after attaining 60 years of age.

    In the Ordinance, section 6(e) is amended to delete the words "and not more than sixty years old or less than twenty-five years of age" and replace them with "and not less than twenty one years of age".

  8. Pakistan - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Hazardous Substances Rules, 2003. - Unofficial English Translation

    Adoption: 2003 | PAK-2003-R-84576

    These Rules make provisions for the granting of licences for the collection, treatment, storage, importation, transportation, etc. of hazardous substances. They consist of 22 Rules and 5 Schedules.
    Substances prescribed as hazardous substances are listed in Schedule I. An environmental impact assessment (EIA) of the project involving hazardous substances shall accompany the application to obtain a licence (rule 5). Rules 7 and 8 deal with the issuance of licences, and the conditions and requirements of licensees. Packaging and labelling provisions are outlined in rule 9. General safety precautions and precautions for workers are covered in rules 11 and 12. Provisions on the validity, renewal and cancellation of licences are set out in rules 13-15. Authorized staff of the Federal Agency/Provincial Agency is entitled to enter and inspect the premises in which hazardous substances are generated, collected, treated, disposed of, stored, etc. (rule 16). Safety plans and waste management plans shall be submitted to the Federal Agency (rules 17-19). Details to be provided for the application to licences for the importation and transportation of hazardous substances are given in rules 20 and 21.

  9. Pakistan - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Boilers and Pressure Vessels Ordinance (CXXI of 2002). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 2002-11-13 | PAK-2002-L-88333

    Regulates the safe use of boilers and pressure vessels.

  10. Pakistan - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority Ordinance, 2001 (No. 3 of 2001).

    Adoption: 2001-01-22 | PAK-2001-R-60153

    Establishes the Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority for regulation of nuclear safety and radiation protection as well as the extent of civil liability for damage resulting from any nuclear incident. Repeals Pakistan Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection Ordinance 1984.

  11. Pakistan - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection (Treatment of Food by Ionizing Radiation) Regulations, 1996. - Unofficial English Translation

    Adoption: 1996-03-05 | PAK-1996-L-84580

    The purpose of these Regulations is to control and regulate the treatment of food by ionizing radiation.
    In order to treat by ionizing radiation any of the food specified in the Schedule to these Regulations, a licence shall be obtained from the Directorate of Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection. The Regulations also provide for the types of ionizing to be used, hygiene procedures, technological conditions to be fulfilled for the treatment of food, packing and labelling requirements, etc. Provisions on the issuance of certificates for the import or export of irradiated food are also given in the text.

  12. Pakistan - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Employment of Children Act, 1991 (Act No. V of 1991). - Legislation online

    Adoption: 1991-04-06 | Date of entry into force: 1991-04-06 | PAK-1991-L-22707

    This Act repeals the Employment of Children Act, 1938 (Legislative Series 1938-Ind.5). In particular it prohibits employment of children under 15 from engaging in work involving specified processes that are dangerous or hazardous to the health of workers. Procedures are also established for implementation and enforcement of the Act, such as the requirement that all employers maintain a register of particulars regarding the employment of any children under the age of fifteen. Pakistan has ratified C59 which fixes a minimum age for industrial employment, but is conditionally exempted under Art.7 from the Art.2 blanket prohibition of employment of children under 15 "in any public or private industrial undertaking".

  13. Pakistan - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Pakistan Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection Ordinance (No. IV of 1984). - English Translation

    Adoption: 1984-01-26 | PAK-1984-R-84581

    The purpose of this Ordinance is to control, regulate and supervise all matters related to nuclear safety and radiation protection measures. The Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission shall be responsible for carrying out the provisions of this Ordinance. The Commission shall also issue licences authorizing the carrying out of any of the activities outlined in the text including: the manufacture, construction of nuclear installations; the exploration, mining, extraction, sale, import, export, etc. of nuclear substances; the discharge of radioactive waste; and the manufacture, sale etc. of food treated by ionizing radiation. Offences and penalties are also given in the Regulations.

  14. Pakistan - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Punjab Weights and Measures (International System) Enforcement Act, 1975 (LII of 1975). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1975-12-30 | PAK-1975-L-102102

    Provides for the enforcement of weights and measures (based on International System) and to regulate the use thereof and to provide for matters connected therewith in the Province of the Punjab.

  15. Pakistan - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Labour Laws (Amendment) Ordinance 1972 (No. 9).

    Adoption: 1972-04-13 | PAK-1972-R-16808

    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).

  16. Pakistan - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Agricultural Pesticides Ordinance, 1971 (II of 1971). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1971-01-25 | PAK-1971-L-104989

  17. Pakistan - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The Factories (West Pakistan Amendment) Ordinance, 1966 (W.P. Ord. VI of 1966). - Acts of Parliament on-line

    Adoption: 1966-03-11 | PAK-1966-R-86164

    In the Factories Act, 1934 (XXV of 1934), in its application to the Province of West Pakistan, hereinafter referred to as the said Act, in section 34, sub-section (1) of section 35, section 36 and section 42, for the word "allowed", wherever appearing, the words "allowed or required", shall be substituted.
    In addition, after section 47, the following new section shall be inserted:
    "47-A. Over-time. Any adult worker may be required to work overtime; provided that such working conforms to the provisions of this Act and the rules made thereunder."

  18. Pakistan - Occupational safety and health - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Hazardous Occupation Rules, 1963 (No. 1-6 (L-II/64).

    Adoption: 1963 | PAK-1963-R-50089

    Contains the West Pakistan Hazardous Occupations (Lead) Rules, 1963; West Pakistan Hazardous Occupations (Miscellaneous) Rules, 1963; West Pakistan Hazardous Occupations (Aerated Waters) Rules, 1963; West Pakistan Hazardous Occupations (Rubber) Rules, 1963; West Pakistan Hazardous Occupations (Chromium) Rules, 1963; West Pakistan Hazardous Occupation (Cellulose Solution Spraying) Rules, 1963; West Pakistan Hazardous Occupations (Sand Blasting) Rules, 1963; West Pakistan Hazardous Occupations (Sodium and Potassium-Bichromates) Rules, 1963; and West Pakistan Hazardous Occupations (Pertol Gas Generating Plant) Rules. Consolidated text.

  19. Pakistan - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Factories (North-West Frontier Province Amendment) Act, 1946 (No. 7 of 1947).

    Adoption: 1947-03-29 | PAK-1947-L-50085

    Consolidated text.

  20. Pakistan - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    The Factories (Punjab Amendment) Act, 1940. - English Translation

    Adoption: 1940-05-03 | PAK-1940-L-84579

    Inserts new section 5-A in Act XXV of 1934 (section 5-A. Establishment or extension of certain factories). Also inserts new sections 9-A (Registration certificate for working) and 9-B (Rules) as well as 62-A (Penalty for failure to register).

  21. Pakistan - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

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

    Adoption: 1934-08-20 | PAK-1934-L-102099

    The federal Act was amended in 2012 by substituting the words "Pakistan" for "Punjab in article 1 of the Act on its application. The Act regulates wages, working time and holidays, employment of children, health and safety and inspection in factories.

  22. Pakistan - Occupational safety and health - Law, Act

    Fatal Accidents Act, 1855 (No. 13 of 1855).

    Adoption: 1855-03-27 | PAK-1855-L-50090

    Consolidated text.


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