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Payment of Wages Act, 1936

Related Legislation: Payment of Wages (Air Transport Services) Rules, 1968    Payment of Wages Recovery Rules, 1966    Payment of Wages Nomination Rules, 2009   


1    Short title, extent, commencement and application

2    Definitions

3    Responsibility for payment of wages

4    Fixation of wage-periods

5    Time of payment of wages

6    Wages to be paid in current coin or currency notes

7    Deductions which may be made from wages

8    Fines

9    Deductions for absence from duty

10    Deductions for damage or loss

11    Deductions for services rendered

12    Deductions for recovery of advances

12-A    Deductions for recovery of loans

13    Deductions for payments to cooperative societies and insurance schemes

13-A    Maintenance of registers and records

14    Inspectors

14-A    Facilities to be afforded to Inspectors

15    Claims arising out of deductions from wages or delay in payment of wages and penalty for malicious or vexatious claims

16    Single application in respect of claims from unpaid group

17    Appeal

17-A    Conditional attachment of property of employer or other person responsible for payment of wages

18    Powers of authorities appointed under Section 15

19    Power to recover from employer in certain cases

20    Penalty for offences under the Act

21    Procedure in trial of offences

22    Bar of suits

22-A    Protection of action taken in good faith

23    Contracting out

24    Delegation of Powers

25    Display by notice of abstracts of the Act

25-A    Payment of undisbursed wages in cases of death of employed person

26    Rule-making power