MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
New Delhi, the 30th March, 2016
G.S.R. 368(E).––The following draft of certain rules further to amend the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Central Rules,1971, which the Central Government proposes to make, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 35 of the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 (37 of 1970), is hereby published as required by
sub-section (1) of the said section, for the information of all persons likely to be affected thereby; and notice is hereby given that the said draft rules will be taken into consideration after the expiry of a period of thirty days from the date on which the copies of the Official Gazette in which this notification is published are made available to the public;
Objections or suggestions, if any, may be addressed to the
Joint Secretary to the Government of India-cum-Director
General (Labour Welfare), Jaisalmer House,
26, Mansingh Road, New Delhi-110011;
1. (1) These rules may be called the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Central (Amendment) Rules,
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Central Rules, 1971, in rule 25, in sub-rule (2), for clause
(iv), the following clause shall be substituted, namely:—
“ (iv) the rates of wages payable to workmen by the contractor shall not be less than––
(a) the rates prescribed under the Minimum Wages Act, 1948 (11 of 1948) for such employment where applicable; or
(b) the rates, if any, fixed by agreement, settlement or award; or
(c) ten thousand rupees whichever is higher ;”.
[No. S-16016/21/2016-LW (A)]
BIPIN MALLICK, Jt. Secy.