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Minimum Wages Act, 1948 Complete Act - Bare Act

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Act Info:
Preamble1 - MINIMUM WAGES ACT, 1948
Section1 - Short title and extent
Section2 - Interpretation
Section3 - Fixing of minimum rates of wages
Section4 - Minimum rate of wages
Section5 - Procedure for fixing and revising minimum wages
Section6 - Advisory committees and sub-committees [Repealed]
Section7 - Advisory
Section8 - Central Advisory Board
Section9 - Composition of committees, etc.
Section10 - Correction of errors
Section11 - Wages in kind
Section12 - Payment of minimum rates of wages
Section13 - Fixing hours for a normal working day, etc.
Section14 - Overtime
Section15 - Wages of worker who works for less than normal working day
Section16 - Wages for two or more classes of work
Section17 - Minimum time rate wages for piece work
Section18 - Maintenance of registers an records
Section19 - Inspectors
Section20 - Claims
Section21 - Single application in respect of a number of employees
Section22 - Penalties for certain offences
Section22A - General provision for punishment of other offences
Section22B - Cognizance of offences
Section22C - Offences by companies
Section22D - Payment of undisbursed amounts due to employees
Section22E - Protection against attachment of assets of employer with Government
Section22F - Application of Payment of Wages Act, 1936, to scheduled employments
Section23 - Exemption of employer from liability in certain cases
Section24 - Bar of suits
Section25 - Contraction out
Section26 - Exemptions and exceptions
Section27 - Power of State Government of add to Schedule
Section27A - Protection to persons acting under the Act
Section27B - Delegation of power
Section28 - Power of Central Government to give directions
Section29 - Power of the Central Government to make rules
Section30 - Power of appropriate Government to make rules
Section30A - Rules made by Central Government to be laid before Parliament
Section31 - Validation of fixation of certain minimum rates of wages
ScheduleI - SCHEDULE

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