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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The Model Tenancy Act Draft aiming to transform the lives of tenants and landowners for the good!

The Model Tenancy Act Draft aiming to transform the lives of tenants and landowners for the good!

Provisions of the Tenancy Law that now every tenant and landowner needs to know NOW! The draft for Model Tenancy Act was out in 2019, and the Ministry of Housing and Minister Affairs recently told that they will be soon approaching the Cabinet for its approval. Since its first announcement, various eminent real estate personalities […]

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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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Lokpal and Lokayuktas under the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act, 2013

Lokpal and Lokayuktas under the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act, 2013

What are Lokpal and Lokayuktas? The Lokpal and Lokayukta Act, 2013 mandated for the establishment of Lokpal at the Union level and Lokayukta at the State level. Lokpal and Lokayuktas are statutory bodies and these don’t have any constitutional status. These institutions perform the function and role of an “Ombudsman” (an official appointed to investigate […]

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Mental Healthcare Act 2017

Mental Healthcare Act 2017: An Analysis

OVERVIEW [Trigger Warning: Talks about mental health ] You might have experienced some fear, anxiety, and depressive thoughts before entering a stage or after a traumatic experience. The reasons may sound simple and harmless, but the roots of our messed up thoughts dive deep in our history, surrounding environment, and cognition abilities. It gets severe […]

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