The factories act 1961 is an act of the parliament of the united kingdom at the time of its passage, the act consolidated much legislation on workplace health. This piece of legislation, was the first effective factory act to be passed two pieces of factory legislation had been passed earlier: the 1802 health and morals of apprentices act and the. The 1833 factory act marked the beginning of government inspection of factory conditions. Jamaica the factories act regulations (under section 12) the factories regulations, 1961 (made by the minister on the 1st day of september, 1961. Factories the factories act arrangement of sections part i preliminaty e 1 short title 2, interpretation 3, appointment of chief factory inspector and. The factory act of 1833 was a major accomplishment for the proper rights of child workers with this act, children who worked in factories would now be given more.
6 the factories act, 1948 act no 63 of 19481 [23rd september, 1948] an act to consolidate and amend the law regulating labour in factories whereas it is expedient. Factories act arrangement of sections part i registration of factories section. The factories (amendment) bill, 2016: the factories overtime hours if factory has higher workload: the act enables the state government to permit adult workers in. R w cooke-taylor, the author of the factory system was also an inspector of factories in his book he explained the 1833 factory act the factory act, 1833 was an. In 1833 the government passed a factory act to improve conditions for children working in factories. The factories (amendment) bill, 2016 a bill further to amend the factories act, 1948 be it enacted by parliament in the sixty-seventh year of the republic of india as.
Natlex - india the factories act, 1948 (act no 63 of 1948),as amended by the factories (amendment) act, 1987 (act 20 of 1987. The factories act, 1948 ranjeet kumar yadav ranjeet kumar. Factories act, 1948 has been enacted to regulate the working conditions in factories and to ensure provision of the basic minimum requirements for safety, health.
The national archives is the uk government's official archive our main duties are to preserve government records and to set standards in information management and re-use. The factories act, 1948 (factory wing - gujarat) 21 fencing of machinery 22 work on or near machinery in motion 23 employment of young persons on dangerous machines.
1 the factories act, 1948 [act no 63 of 1948 ] [ 23rd september, 1948] an act to consolidate and amend the law regulating labour in factories. The main object of the factories act, 1948 is to ensure adequate safety measures and to promote the health and welfare of the workers employed in factories.
R w cooke-taylor, the author of the factory system was also an inspector of factories in his book he explained the 1802 factory act the first factory act ever passed by the british. The factory act of 1847, also known as the ten hours act was a united kingdom act of parliament which restricted the working hours of women and young persons (13-18. The ten hours act was made to ensure that women and children only worked up to 10 hours a day in factories this would now make their maximum schedule 10 hours of work on each weekday. Factory act 1850 brought much needed change to the working hours of textile factory workers the act regulated the working day.
The factories act is the principal legislation, which governs the health, safety, and welfare of workers in factories the act extends to the whole of india mines and railways workers are. The factory acts were a series of uk labour law acts passed by the parliament of the united kingdom to regulate the the 1819 cotton mills and factories act. The factories act, 1948 [act no 63 of 1948]as amended by the factories (amendment) act, 1987 sections title: chapter - i preliminary. The factories act, 1934 (xxv of 1934) contents chapter i - preliminary 1 short title, extent and commencement 2 definitions 3 references to time of day. The factories act, 1948 is a social legislation which has been enacted for occupational safety, health and welfare of workers at work places the objective of the act. An act to consolidate the factories acts 1937 to 1959 and certain other enactments relating to the safety, health and welfare of employed persons.