THE RELEVANCE OF THE FACTORIES ACT, 1948

THE RELEVANCE OF THE FACTORIES ACT, 1948

Introduction With the advent of factories, many mal labor practices against workers must be taken into consideration for the protection of labor. Factories Act, 1948 is one such attempt. The Factories Act, 1948 focuses on health, safety, service conditions, welfare conditions of workers. This act is applicable where factories have more than 10 people and […]

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Legislation for Employee Compensation in India

Legislation for Employee Compensation in India

Introduction With the advent of British laws in India,  legislation related to employee compensation used to prevail. The Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923 was the first legislation enacted to deal with this concept. After the industrial revolution, there is an increase in the use of electricity, steam powers, dangerous machines. This often led to certain accidents […]

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Minimum Wages Act

Constitutional Validity of the Minimum Wages Act, 1948

“The Act contemplates that minimum wage rates should be fixed in the scheduled industries with the dual object of providing subsistence and maintenance of the worker and his family and preserving his efficiency as a worker” [1] Introduction In general, wages are the sum of money to be paid by the employer to a worker […]

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WHAT IS FOREIGN INVESTMENT? GUIDELINES PROVIDED UNDER FEMA? WHAT ARE THE PENAL PROVISIONS?

WHAT IS FOREIGN INVESTMENT? GUIDELINES PROVIDED UNDER FEMA? WHAT ARE THE PENAL PROVISIONS?

INTRODUCTION- Foreign Investment involves an investment from other countries to enhance the economic culture of the country. Economic liberalization started in India in the wake of the 1991 economic crisis and since then FDI has steadily increased in India.[1] It allows the individuals or companies from foreign countries to invest their money in the businesses of private […]

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REGISTRATION AND STAMPING OF THE INSTRUMENTS

REGISTRATION AND STAMPING OF THE INSTRUMENTS

INTRODUCTION- The concept of registration came into play because it converts the basic documents into strong evidence which gains the validity in the court of Law in the matter of disputes arising between the parties, by way of making the records of the documents with the government and other original documents within the possession of […]

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Mediation and Conciliation

Mediation and Conciliation: AN EFFECTIVE FAMILY DISPUTE RESOLUTION

INTRODUCTION- Mediation and Conciliation which falls under the ambit of Alternative Dispute Resolution are the better means for the families to dissolve their disputes as it keeps the families together because Families are the group of peoples who are made to live with each other. This dispute resolution process has far better results than the […]

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