MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT
New Delhi, the 31st August, 2018
S.O. 4220(E).—Whereas the Central Government having been satisfied that the public interest so requires that in pursuance of the provisions of sub-clause (vi) of the clause (n) of section 2 of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 (14 of 1947), the services in industry engaged in Manufacture or production of mineral oil (crude oil), motor and aviation spirit, diesel oil, kerosene oil, fuel oil, diverse hydrocarbon oils and their blends including synthetic fuels, lubricating oils and the like; which is covered by item 26 of the First Schedule to the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 (14 of 1947) to be a public utility service for the purpose of the said Act, as was notified for a period of six months with effect from the 1st March, 2018 vide notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Labour and Employment, number S.O.781(E), dated the 23rd February, 2018;
And whereas, the Central Government is of the opinion that public interest requires the extension of the said industry for a further period of six months;
Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to sub-clause (vi) of clause (n) of section 2 of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 (14 of 1947), the Central Government hereby declares the said industry to be a public utility service for the purposes of the said Act, for a further period of six months with effect from the 1st September, 2018.
[F. No. S.11017/2 /2018-IR (PL)]
KALPANA RAJSINGHOT, Jt. Secy.