The proposed legislation intends to amalgamate, simplify and rationalise the relevant provisions of the following three central labour enactments relating to industrial relations, namely:—
(a) the Trade Unions Act, 1926;
(b) the Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act, 1946; and
(c) the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947.

Enactment Date Act Number Short Title Purpose and Gist 5-Mar-1923 08 The Employees Compensation Act, 1923 27-Aug-1925 19 The Provident Funds Act, 1925 25-Mar-1926 16 The Trade Unions Act, 1926 23-Apr-1936 04 The Payment of Wages Act, 1936 23-Apr-1946 20 The Industrial Employmnet (Standing Orders) Act, 1946 11-Mar-1947 14 The Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 15-Mar-1948 11 The Minimum Wages Act, […]

No Court shall take cognizance of an offence punishable under this Act unless the complaint thereof is made within three months from the date on which the alleged commission of the offence came to the knowledge of an inspector:
Provided that where the offence consists of disobeying a written order made by an inspector, complaint, thereof may be made within six months of the date on which the offence is alleged to have been committed.

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