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Bill No.  216 of 2016

The Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2016

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Be it enacted by Parliament in the Sixty-seventh Year of the Republic of India as follows:—

1. Short title and commencement.

(1) This Act may be called the Factories (Amendment) Act, 2016.

(2) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.

2. Amendment of section 2.

In the Factories Act, 1948 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act), in section 2, in clause (p), for the words “State Government”, the words “Central Government or, as the case may be, the State Government” shall be substituted.

3. Amendment of section 64.

In section 64 of the principal Act,—

(a) for the words “State Government” wherever they occur, the words “Central Government or, as the case may be, the State Government” shall be substituted;

(b) in sub-section (4), in clause (iv), for the word “fifty”, the words “one hundred” shall be susbstituted;

4. Amendment of section 65.

In section 65 of the principal Act,—

(a) for the words “State Government” wherever they occur, the words “Central Government or, as the case may be, the State Government” shall be substituted;

(b) in sub-section (3), in clause (iv), for the word “seventy-five”, the words “one hundred and fifteen” shall be substituted;

(c) after sub-section (3) and before the Explanation, the following proviso shall be inserted, namely:—

“Provided that the Central Government or the State Government or the Chief Inspector with the prior approval of the State Government, as the case may be, may, by order, further extend the total number of hours of overtime work in any quarter up to one hundred and twenty-five in the public interest.”.

5. Amendment of section 115.

In section 115 of the principal Act, for sub-section (2), the following sub-section shall be substituted, namely:—

“(2) Every rule made by the Central Government or the State Government under this Act shall be laid, as soon as may be after it is made, before Parliament or, as the case may be, the State Legislature.”.

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Corrigenda to The Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2016

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