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THE DOCK WORKERS (REGULATION OF EMPLOYMENT) (INAPPLICABILITY TO MAJOR PORTS) ACT, 1997

Title : THE DOCK WORKERS (REGULATION OF EMPLOYMENT) (INAPPLICABILITY TO MAJOR PORTS) ACT, 1997

Year : 1997

[Act, No. 31 of 1997]
[18th August, 1997]

PREAMBLE

An Act to provide for in applicability of the Dock Workers (Regulation of Employment) Act, 1948 to dock workers of major port trusts and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

BE it enacted by Parliament in the Forty-eighth Year of the Republic of India as follows:-



 (1) This Act may be called the Dock Workers (Regulation of Employment) (In applicability to Major Ports) Act, 1997.

(2) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.



In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,

(a) "Appointed day", in relation to a major port, means the date specified under section 3 for that major port;

(b) "Board" has the same meaning as in the Major Port Trusts Act, 1963 (38 of 1963);

(c) "Dock Labour Board" means a Dock Labour Board established under Section 5A of the Dock Workers (Regulation of Employment) Act, 1948 (9 of 1948);

(d) "Major port" has the same meaning as in the Indian Ports Act, 1908 (15 of 1908).
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