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List of the Suspended Laws under U.P Temporary Exemption from Certain Labour Laws Ordinance 2020

By the Uttar Pradesh Temporary Exemption from Certain Labour Laws Ordinance, 2020, the Uttar Pradesh Government has suspended key labour laws for three years to encourage investment and to boost the economy in the COVID -19 circumstances.

Apart from following labor laws, all other laws shall be suspended for three years

  1. Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act, 1976;
  2. Employee Compensation Act, 1923(statutory liability upon an employer to discharge his moral obligation towards employees when they suffer from any physical disabilities or diseases, during the course of employment in hazardous working conditions);
  3. Building and Other Construction Workers Act, 1996 (safety, health and welfare measures); and
  4. Section 5 of Payment of Wages Act, 1936 (ensure timely payment of daily wages).

Status of the laws after passing of the Uttar Pradesh Temporary Exemption from Certain Labour Laws Ordinance, 2020

Central Laws

1 Apprentices Act 1961
2 Beedi and Cigar Workers Act 1966
3 Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act 1976 NOT SUSPENDED
4 Child Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) Act 1986
5 Cine Workers and Cinema Theatre W. Act 1981
6 Contract Labour Act 1970
7 The Inter-State Migrant Workmen (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1979
8 Equal Remuneration Act 1976
9 Factories Act 1948
10 Industrial Disputes Act 1947
11 Industrial Employment Act 1946
12 Maternity Benefit Act 1961
13 Minimum Wages Act 1948
14 Motor Transport Workers Act 1961
15 Payment of Bonus Act 1965
16 Payment of Gratuity Act 1972
17 Payment of Wages Act 1936  APART FROM SEC 5 THE ENTIRE ACT SHALL BE SUSPENDED
18 Public Liability Insurance Act 1991
19 Sales Promotion Employees Act 1976
20 The Indian Boiler Act, 1923
Trade Unions Act 1926
22 Weekly Holidays Act 1942
23 Working Journalists Employees Act 1955
24 Dangerous Machines Act 1983
25 Sick Industrial Companies Act 1985
26 Employees Compensation Act 1923 NOT- SUSPENDED
27 Building and other construction workers (regulation of employment and conditions of services) Act, 1996 Safety, health and welfare measures

NOT- SUSPENDED

U.P STATE LAWS

1 Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970
2 UP Shops & Establishments Act 1962/ Dookan Aur Vanijya Adhisthan Act 1962
3 UP Welfare Fund Act
4 UP Industrial Peace (Timely Payment of Wages) Act 1961
5 UP Industrial Housing Act 1955
6 Industrial Establishment (National Holidays) Act 1961
7 UP Industrial Undertakings Special Provisions for Prevention of (Unemployment) Act 1966
8 UP Employment of Substitute Workmen Act 1978
9 UP Sugar & Power Alchohol Industries Labour Welfare & Development Fund Act 1950

RULES

1 Apprentices Rules
2 Beedi and Cigar Workers Rules
3 Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Rules NOT- SUSPENDED
4 Child Labour (Prohibition & Regulation) Rules
5 Cine Workers and Cinema Theatre W. Rules
6 Contract Labour Rules
7 Dangerous Machines Rules
8 Equal Remuneration Rules
9 Factories Rules
10 Industrial Disputes Rules
11 Industrial Employment Rules
12 Maternity Benefit Rules
13 Minimum Wages Rules
14 Motor Transport Workers Rules
15 Payment of Bonus Rules
16 Payment of Gratuity Rules
17 Payment of Wages Rules PARTIALLY SUSPENDED
18 Plantations Labour Rules
19 Public Liability Insurance Rules
20 Sales Promotion Employees Rules
21 Sick Industrial Companies Rules
22 Trade Unions Rules
23 Weekly Holidays Rules
24 Working Journalists Employees Rules
1 Workmen Compensation Rules NOT SUSPENDED
2 U.P. Shops and commercial establishment Rules

Uttar Pradesh Labour Laws Ordinance, 2020