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THE CONTRACT LABOUR ACT-1970

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PRINCIPLE/RULES

New Delhi, the 1st Feb. 1971

G.S.R. 190

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (3) of Section 1 of the Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970, (Act 37 of 1970) the Central Government hereby appoints the 10th of Feb. 1971, as the date from which all the provisions of the said Act shall come into force.

(No.M.18011 (2)/71-LW.I/Con.II)

G.S.R. 191

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 35 of the Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970, the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, the same having been previously published as required by the said section, namely: –

CHAPTER-I

RULES

Short title and commencement

  1. These rules may be called the Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Central Rules, 1971.
  • They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

Definitions

In these rules, unless the subject or context otherwise requires, —

  • “Act” means the Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970;
  • “Appellate Officer” means the Appellate Officer appointed by the Central Government under sub-section (1) of Section 15;
  • “Board” means the Central Advisory Contract Labour Board constituted under section 3;
  • (d)   “Chairman” means the Chairman of the Board;
  • “Committee” means a Committee constituted under sub-section (1) of Section 5;
  • “Form” means a form appended to these rules;
  • “Section” means a section of the Act.

CHAPTER II

CENTRAL BOARD

  • The Board shall consist of the following Members: –
  • A Chairman to be appointed by the Central Government;
  • the Chief Labour Commissioner(Central) — ex-officio;
  • One person representing the Central Government, to be appointed by that Government from amongst its officials;
  • [two] persons representing the Railways, to be appointed by Central Government after consultation with the Railway Board;
  • [five] persons, one representing the employers in coal mines, [two] representing the employers in other mines and two representing contractors to whom the Act applies, to be appointed by the Central Government after consultation with such organizations, if any, of the employers and the contractors as may be recognized by the Central Government;
  • [seven] persons, [two] representing the employees in the Railways one representing, the employees in coal mines, two representing the employees in other mines, and two representing the employees of contractors to whom the Act applies, to be appointed by the Central Government after consultation with such organization, if any, of employees representing the respective interest as may be recognized by the Central Government.
  • TERMS OF OFFICE
  • The Chairman of the Board shall hold office as such for a period of three years from the date on which his appointment is first notified in the Official Gazette.
  • Each of the members of the Board, referred to in clauses (c) and (d) of rule 3, shall hold office as such during the pleasure of the President.

5. REGISTRATION

6. CESSATION OF MEMBERSHIP.

7. DISQUALIFICATION FOR MEMBERSHIP

8. REMOVAL FROM MEMBERSHIP

9. VACANCY

10. STAFF

11. ALLOWANCES OF MEMBERS

12. DISPOSAL OF BUSINESS

13. MEETINGS

14. NOTICE OF MEETINGS AND LIST OF BUSINESS

15. Quorum

16. COMMITTEES OF THE BOARD

CHAPTER III

REGISTRATION AND LICENSING

17. Manner of making application for registration of establishments.

The application referred to in sub-section (1) of Section 7 shall be made in triplicate Form I to the registering officer of the area in which the establishment sought to be registered is located.

18. GRANT OF CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRATION

  1. The certificate of registration granted under sub-section (2) of Section 7 shall be in Form II.
  2. Every certificate of registration granted under sub-section (2) of Section 7 shall contain the following particulars

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