Which of the following is coming under Factories Act 1948?

Factories Act 1948

Sections Title
5 Factories or two or more factories to be a single factory
6 Power to exempt during public emergency
7 Approval, licensing and registration of factories
a. General duties of the occupier

Which schedule of Factories Act 1948 specifies?

Schedule III | Factories Act, 1948 | Bare Acts | Law Library | AdvocateKhoj.

Are Factories Act applicable to IT companies?

It is a misconception that the IT industry exempts from employment and labour laws. But in the reality, these laws apply to the IT and ITES companies although the Factories Act, 1946; the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947, and certain State labour laws do not apply to IT Industries.

Who is worker under Factories Act?

Who is a ‘worker’ and what is a ‘factory’ according to this Act? A ‘worker’ is any person employed – directly or through an agency, including a contractor – in any manufacturing process, in cleaning any part of the machinery or premises used for a manufacturing process, or any other work related to such a process.

What does section 9 of the Factories Act, 1948 relate to?

(i) exercise such other powers as may be prescribed:] Provided that no person shall be compelled under this section to answer any question or give any evidence tending to incriminate himself.

Why factory license is required?

Pursuant to the 1948 Factory Act, it is compulsory for each factory owner to register their premises with local authorities before starting a business. Factory License acts as an approval document provided by authorities to carry out manufacturing activities.

How many hours can an adult work as per Factories Act?

As per the Factories Act 1948, every adult (a person who has completed 18 years of age) cannot work for more than 48 hours in a week and not more than 9 hours in a day.