Applicability of Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 has been changed from 20 Employees to 50 Employees for the state of Maharashtra vide Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) (Maharashtra Amendment) Act, 2016.

Related Notification is as follows :-

In pursuance of clause (3) of article 348 of the Constitution of India, the following translation in English of the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) (Maharashtra Amendment) Act, 2016 (Mah. Act No. II of 2017), is hereby published under the authority of the Governor.

By order and in the name of the Governor of Maharashtra,

PRAKASH H. MALI,

Principal Secretary to Government,

Law and Judiciary Department.


MAHARASHTRA ACT No. II OF 2017.

(First published, after having received the assent of the President in the
“Maharashtra Government Gazette”, on the 5th January 2017).

An Act further to amend the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970, in its application to the State of Maharashtra.

WHEREAS it is expedient further to amend the Contract Labour 37 of (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970, in its application to the State of  Maharashtra, for the purposes hereinafter appearing; it is hereby enacted in the Sixty-seventh Year of the Republic of India as follows :‑

Short title.

1. This Act may be called the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition (Maharashtra Amendment) Act, 2016.

Amendment of section 1 of 37 of 1970.

2. In section 1 of the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970, in its application to the State of Maharashtra, in sub-section (4),‑

(a) in clause (a), for the words “twenty or more workmen” the words “fifty or more workmen” shall be substituted ;

(b) in clause (b), for the words “twenty or more workmen” the words “fifty or more workmen” shall be substituted ;

(c) in the proviso, for the words “less than twenty” the words “less than fifty” shall be substituted.

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4 Comments

  1. Mangesh Yadav says:

    HI SIR,
    AS PER NEW AMENDMENT OF CONTRACT ACT 1970,MAHARASHTRA.
    I AM ENGAGED FIFTY EMPLOYEES THROUGH DIFFERENT PRINCIPLE EMPLOYER ON DIFFERENT MUSTER ROLL. IN THIS SITUATION AS CONTRACT EMPLOYER NEED OF REGISTRATION?

  2. PRADEEP_WAKHARE says:

    DEAR SIR,
    AS PER NEW AMENDMENT OF CONTRACT ACT 1970,MAHARASHTRA.
    I AM ENGAGED FIFTY EMPLOYEES THROUGH DIFFERENT CONTRACTOR ON DIFFERENT MUSTER ROLL. IN THIS SITUATION AS PRINCIPLE EMPLOYER NEED OF REGISTRATION?

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