Indian Bare Acts

THE PLANTATIONS LABOUR ACT, 1951

Title : THE PLANTATIONS LABOUR ACT, 1951

Year : 1951



In every plantation effective arrangements shall be made by the employer to provide and maintain at convenient places in the plantation a sufficient supply of wholesale drinking water for all workers.



(1) There shall be provided separately for makes and females in every plantation a sufficient number of latrines and urinals of prescribed type so situated as to be convenient and accessible to workers employed therein.

(2) All latrines and urinals provided under sub-section (1) shall be maintained in a clean and sanitary condition.



(1) In every plantation there shall be provided and maintained so as to be readily available such medical facilities for the workers 1*[and their families] as may be prescribed by the State Government.

(2) If in any plantation medical facilities are not provided and maintained as required by sub-section (1) the 2*[State Government upon a request by the chief inspector] may cause to be provided and maintained therein such medical facilities, and recover the cost thereof from the defaulting employer.

(3) For the purposes of such recovery the chief inspector may certify the costs to be recovered to the collector, who may recover the amount as an arrear of land-revenue.
 
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1 . Inserted by The Plantations Labour (Amendment) Act, 1960, w.e.f 13-09-1960

2. Substituted by the Plantations Labour (Amendment) Act, 2010 for the following : - "chief inspector"

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Last updated on April, 2016

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