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Contractor, means a person who undertakes to produce a given result for any establishment, other than a mere supply of goods or articles of manufacture, by the employment of building workers or who supplies building workers for any work of the establishment; and includes a sub-contractor. [Buildings and other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service Act, (27 of 1996), s. 2(g)] In relation to an establishment, mans a person who undertakes to produce a given result for the establishment, other than a mere supply of goods or articles of manufacture to such establishment, through contract labour or who supplies contract labour for any work of the establishment and includes a sub-contractor. [The Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 (37 of 1970), s. 2 (1) (c)] In relation to an establishment, means a person who undertakes (whether as an independent contractor, agent, employee or otherwise) to produce a given result for the establishment, other than a mere supply of goods or articles of manufacture to such establishment, by the employment of workmen or to supply workmen to the establishment, and includes a sub-contractor, Khatadar, Sardar, agent or any other person, by whatever name called, who recruits or employs workmen. [Inter-State Migrant Workmen (Regulation of Employment and Con-ditions of Service) Act, 1979 (30 of 1979), s. 2 (1) (b)] Means a person who furnishes or undertakes to furnish cine-workers for being employed in or in connection with the production of a feature film, and includes a sub-contractor or agent. [Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986 (61 of 1986), s. 2 (e)] Means a person who, in relation to a manufacturing process, undertakes to produce a given result by executing the work through contract labour or who engages labour for any manufacturing process in a private dwelling house and includes a sub-contractor, agent, munshi, thekedar or sattedar. [Beedi and Cigar Workers (Conditions of Employment) Act, 1966 (32 of 1966), s. 2 (d)] Means any person who enters an agreement to supply agricultural work or services in connection with agricultural land, Farm and Conservation Grant Regulations, 1989, reg 2(1) (UK); Halsbury's Laws of England 1(2), para. 594, p. 336.

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