Labour Acts

BILLS/ACTS (ENFORCED IN AZAD AJAMMU & KASHMIR)

BY DEPARTMENT OF LABOUR WELFARE AND WEIGHTS & MEASURES.

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The AJ&K Employees Old Age Benefits Act, 2017.
To provide Law relating to Old Age Benefits for the persons employed in Industrial, Commercial and other organizations.
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The AJ&K Shops & Establishments (Amendments) Act, 2017 (Updated).
An Act to provide the law relating to the hours and other conditions of work and employment of persons employed in shops and Establishments in AJ&K – Acceding to Section 24, the registration form ‘C’ is issued in favour of Employer, respect by imposing Registration Fee.
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The AJ&K Industrial Relations Act, 2017.
An Act to provide the law relating to the formation of Trade Unions, regulation of relations between employers and workmen and the avoidance and settlement of disputes/ differences arising between.
4
The AJ&K Companies Profit (Workers Participation) Act, 2017
An Act to provide for participation of workers in the profits of Companies and for matters ancillary thereto.
5
The Children (Pledging of Labour) Act, 2017.
An Act to provide the law relating to prohibit the making of agreement to pledge the labour of children and the employment of children whose labour has been pledged.
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The AJ&K Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act, 2017.
An Act to provide the Law for Abolition of Bonded Labour System with a view to prevent the economic and physical exploitation of the Labour class in the state.
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The AJ&K Prohibition of Child Labour & Regulation of Labour at Brick kilns, Act, 2017.
An Act to provide the law to prohibitive children at brick kilns.
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The AJ&K Payment of Wages Act, 2017   (Up dated).
An Act to consolidate and regulate the payment of wages to certain class’s person of employed Industry/Establishment
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The Azad Jammu & Kashmir Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923.
An act to consolidate and rationalize the law for the payment of compensation to workmen by certain classes of employees for injury caused to them by accident during course of employment.
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The Azad Jammu & Kashmir Factories Act, 1934.
An Act relating to law regulating labour in factories.
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The Maternity Benefit Act 2015
This relates to employment and maternity benefits of women in establishment in the State of Azad Jammu & Kashmir