Tamil Nadu Labour and Employment Department issues draft Amendments to Tamil Nadu Payment of Wages Rules, 1937

Tamil Nadu Labour and Employment Department issues draft Amendments to Tamil Nadu Payment of Wages Rules, 1937

November 17, 2017 LAB 2

The Tamil Nadu Labour and Employment Department has issued Draft Amendments to the Tamil Nadu Payment of Wages Rules, 1937 (“Principal Rules”) thereby proposing to revise the Principal Rules.

The time period for sending objections and suggestions to the Draft Amendments has been added in the table below.

Key implications of the Draft Amendment Rule:

 

Principal Rules Draft Amendments Implications

 

Rule 18: Annual Returns

 

Every paymaster of a factory or an industrial establishment shall send a return in Form IV so as to reach the Inspector within whose jurisdiction the factory or industrial establishment, as the case may be, is situated, not later than the 31st January following the end of the calendar year to which the return relates.

 

Provided that no annual return in Form IV need be sent by an employer, if a combined annual return in Form no. 22 as required in clause (2) of Rule 100 of the Tamil Nadu Factories Rules, 1950 is furnished.

Rule 18: Annual Returns

 

Every paymaster of a factory or an industrial establishment shall send a return in Form IV so as to reach the Inspector within whose jurisdiction the factory or industrial establishment, as the case may be, is situated, not later than the 31st Januaryfollowing the end of the calendar year to which the return relates.

 

Provided that no annual return in Form IV need be sent by an employer, if a combined annual return in Form no. 22 as required in clause (2) of Rule 100 of the Tamil Nadu Factories Rules, 1950 or Combined Annual Return in Form XXV under Schedule XIII as required in rule 242 under the Tamil Nadu Building and other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Rules, 2006 is furnished.

 

(The objections and suggestions for the amendment to the first proviso should be addressed in duplicate to the Secretary to Government, Labour and Employment Department, Chennai-600 009, through the Director of Industrial Safety and Health, 47/1, Sidco, Industrial Estate, Guindy, Chennai-600 032 within a period of 95 days starting November 8, 2017.)

 

Provided further that no annual return in Form IV need be sent by an employer, if:

 

(a) a combined annual return in Form No. XIII as required in rule 42 of the Tamil Nadu Catering Establishments

Rules, 1959 is furnished; or

 

(b) a combined annual return in Form No. XII as required in sub-rule (ii) of rule 35 of the Tamil Nadu Beedi and Cigar Workers (Conditions of Employment) Rules, 1968 is furnished; or

 

(c) a combined annual return in Form No. 28 as required in rule 83 of the Tamil Nadu Plantations Rules, 1955 is furnished; or

 

(d) a combined annual return in Form No. XIX as required in rule 43 of the Tamil Nadu Motor Transport Workers Rules, 1965 is furnished.

 

(The objections and suggestions for the insertion of second proviso should be addressed to the Secretary to Government, Labour and Employment Department, Fort St. George, Chennai-600 009 through the Commissioner of Labour, Chennai-600006 within a period of 3 months starting November 8, 2017.)

The Draft Amendments seek to amend Rule 18 of the Principal Rules for exempting paymaster of a factory or an industrial establishment from filing Annual Returns in Form IV if they are filing any of the below-mentioned combined Annual Returns:

 

i.              Combined Annual Return in Form XIII as required under the Tamil Nadu Catering Establishments Rules, 1959.

 

ii.             Combined Annual Return in Form XII as required under the Tamil Nadu Beedi and Cigar Workers (Conditions of Employment) Rules, 1968.

 

iii.            Combined Annual Return in Form 28 as required under the Tamil Nadu Plantations Rules, 1955.

 

iv.           Combined Annual Return in Form XIX as required under the Tamil Nadu Motor Transport Workers Rules, 1965.

 

v.             Combined Annual Return in Form XXV under the Tamil Nadu Building and other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Rules, 2006.

 

Please refer to page 2 and 3 of the hyperlinked document for the Draft Amendments.

Source: Tamil Nadu Gazette

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  1. Thanuj Kumar Jampugumpala

    June 30, 2018
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