CHAPTER I - Short title and Commencement (AP)


THE ANDRRA PRADESH CONTRACT LABOUR (REGULATION AND ABOLITION) ACT RULES, 1971

[ G.O Ms. NO 1313, home (labour-V), 9th September 1971, Published in issue No. 18 of R.S to Part II – Extraordinary , A.P. Gazette, dated 9-9-1971


In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section 35 of Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970,  (Act 37 of 1970) the Governaor of andhra Pradesh hereby makes the following rules, Supplement to Part II of the Andhra Pradesh Gazette, dated 22nd July, 1971, as required under sub-section (1) of the said section of the Act.


CHAPTER I

1.    Short title and Commencement

1)    These rules may be called the andrra pradesh contract labour (regulation and abolition) act rules, 1971

2)    They shall Extend to and be in force in the whole of the state of andhra Pradesh.

2.    Definitions

    In these rules, unless the subject or context otherwise requires, —
(a)    “Act” means the Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970;
(b)    “Appellate Officer” means the Appellate Officer appointed by the State Government under sub-section (1) of Section 15;
(c)     “Board” means the State Advisory Board constituted under section 4;
(d)    “Chairman” means the Chairman of the Board;
(e)     “Committee” means a Committee constituted under sub-section (1) of Section 5;
(f)    “Form” means a form appended to these rules;
(g)    “Section” means a section of the Act.





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ACT AT GLANCE

OBJECT OF THE ACT :

 To regulate the employment of contract labor in certain establishments and to provide for its abolition in certain circumstances and for matters connected therewith.

APPLICABILITY :

 Every establishment in which 20 or more workmen are employed or were employed on any day of the preceding 12 months as contract labor.

 Every contractor who employs or who employed on any day of the preceding twelve months 20 or more workmen. Sec. 1

REGISTRATION OF ESTABLISHMENT :

 Principal employer employing 20 or more workers through the contractor or the contractor(s) on deposit of required fee in Form 1 Sec. 7

REVOCATION OF REGISTRATION:

When obtained by misrepresentation or suppression of material facts etc. after opportunity to the principal Employer. Sec. 9

PROHIBITION OF EMPLOYMENT OF CONTRACT LABOUR :

 Only by the appropriate Government through issue of notification after consultation with the Board (and not Courts) can order the prohibition of employment of contract labor. Sec. 10

LICENSING OF CONTRACTOR:

 Engaging 20 or more than 20 workers and on deposit of required fee in Form IV.

 Valid for specified period.Sec.12, Rule 21

REVOCATION OR SUSPENSION & AMENDMENT OF LICENCES:

 When obtained by misrepresentation or suppression of material facts.

 Failure of the contractor to comply with the conditions or contravention of Act or the Rules. Sec. 14

WELFARE MEASURES TO BE TAKEN BY THE CONTRACTOR :

 Contract labor either one hundred or more employed by a contractor for one or more canteens shall be provided and maintained.

 First Aid facilities.

 Number of rest-rooms as required under the Act.

 Drinking water, latrines and washing facilities. Sec. 16 & 17

LAWS, AGREEMENT OR STANDING ORDERS INCONSISTENT WITH THE ACT-NOT PERMISSIBLE:

 Unless the privileges in the contract between the parties or more favorable than the prescribed in the Act, such contract will be invalid and the workers will continue to get more favorable benefits. Sec. 20

LIABILITY OF PRINCIPAL EMPLOYER:

 To ensure provision for canteen, restrooms, sufficient supply of drinking water, latrines and urinals, washing facilities.

 Principal employer entitled to recover from the contractor for providing such amenities or to make deductions from amount payable. Sec. 20

REGISTERS OF CONTRACTORS:

 Principal employer

• To maintain a register of contractor in respect of every establishment in Form XII.

• Contractor Rule 74

• To maintain register of workers for each registered establishment in Form XIII.

• To issue an employment card to each worker in Form XIV.

• To issue service certificate to every workman on his termination in Form XV. Rules 75, 76 and 77

MUSTER ROLL, WAGES REGISTER, DEDUCTION REGISTER AND OVERTIME REGISTER BY CONTRACTOR:

 Every contractor shall

 Maintain Muster Roll and a Register of Wages in Form XVI and Form XVII respectively when combined.

 Register or wage-cum-Muster Roll in Form XVII where the wage period is a fortnight or less.

 Maintain a Register of Deductions for damage or loss, Register or Fines and Register of Avances in Form XX, from XXI and Form XXII respectively.

 Maintain a Register of Overtime in Form XXIII.

 To issue wage slips in Form XIX, to the workmen at least a day prior to the disbursement of wages.

 Obtain the signature or thumb impression of the worker concerned against the entries relating to him on the Register of wages or Muster Roll-Cum-Wages Register.

 When covered by Payment of Wages Act, register and records to be maintained under the rules

 Muster Roll, Register of wages, Register of Deductions, Register of Overtime, Register of Fines, Register of Advances, Wage slip.

 Rule 79

 To display an abstract of the act and Rules in English and Hindi and in the language spoken by the Majority of workers in such forms as may be approved by appropriate authority Rule 80

 To display notices showing rates of wages, hours of work, wage period, dates of payment, names and addresses of the inspector and to send copy to the inspector and any change forwithwith Rule 81

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