Telangana Contract Labour Regulation & Abolition Rules


Government of Telangana State GO MS 32 on 14 December 2015,.Whereas, by virtue of section 3 of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act, 2014 (Central Act No.6 of 2014), the State of Telangana comprising the territories specified therein has been formed on and from the appointed date i.e., of 02.06.2014;

2. And whereas, in section 101 of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act, 2014, a provision has been made for the purpose of facilitating the application of any law (as defined in section 2(f) of the Act), made before the appointed day, in relation to the State of Andhra Pradesh or the State of Telangana, the appropriate Government may before expiration of two years from 02.06.2014, by order, make such adaptations and modifications of the law, whether by way of repeal or amendment, as may be necessary or expedient, and thereupon every such law shall have effect subject to the adaptations and modifications so made until altered, repealed or amended by a competent Legislature or other competent authority;

3. And whereas, the Andhra Pradesh Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Rules, 1971 made under the Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970 vide G.O. first read above and published in the Andhra Pradesh Gazette, Rules Supplement to Part-I-Extraordinary, dated: 9.9.1971.

4. And whereas, after careful examination, Government have decided to adapt the said Andhra Pradesh Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Rules, 1971which are in force as on 01.06.2014; with certain amendments.

5. Accordingly, the following notification shall be published in an Extra-ordinary Issue of the Telangana Gazette, dated: 16.12.2015.

NOTIFICATION

In exercise of the powers conferred by section 101 of the Andhra Pradesh Reorganization Act, 2014 (Central Act No.6 of 2014), the Government of Telangana hereby, order for adaptation of the Andhra Pradesh Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Rules, 1971 to the State of Telangana.

1. This order may be called the Andhra Pradesh Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Rules, 1971 (Telangana Adaptation) Order, 2015.

2. Throughout the Andhra Pradesh Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Rules, 1971, for the words “Andhra Pradesh” (occurring otherwise than in a citation or description or title of other laws including the Rules as the case may be), the word “Telangana” shall be substituted.

3. In rule 2, after clause (h), the following clauses shall be added, namely:-

(i) “Registration fee” means the fee payable by the principle employer of an establishment for grant of registration under section 7 and as notified by the Government from time to time.

(j) “License fee” means the fee payable by a contractor for grant of license under section 12 and as notified by the Government from time to time.

(k) “Temporary Registration Fee” means the fee paid by the principal employer of an establishment for grant of Temporary Registration under rule 32 and as notified by the Government from time to time.

(l) “Temporary License fee” means the fee paid by a Contractor for grant of Temporary License under rule 32 and as notified by the Government from time to time.”

4. In rule 17, in sub-rule (2), for the words “fees for registration of the establishment” the words “Registration fee” shall be substituted.

5. After the rule 19, the following new rule shall be added, namely:-

“19A Deemed Registration: if within 30days of the application being made, the Registering Officer fails to pass any order accepting Registration or Rejecting it or Refusing to accept or to amend it, the establishment in respect of which the application is made, shall be deemed to have been Registered.”

6. In rule 22 for clause (d), the following shall be substituted, namely:-

“(d) whether the license fee has been deposited by the applicant.”

7. (i) In rule 24, sub-rule (1), for the words “Rs 50/- (Rupees Fifty only)” the words “Rs 500/- (Rupees Five Hundred only)” shall be substituted.

(ii) In the Proviso, for the words “Rs.10/-(Rupees ten only)” the words “Rs.100/- (Rupees one hundred only)” shall be substituted.

8. Rule 26, shall be omitted.

9. After the rule 29, the following new rule 29-A shall be added namely:-

“29A Deemed License or Renewal:- if within 30 days of the Application being made, the Licensing officer fails to pass any order granting License or Rejecting it or refusing to accept or to amend it or to renew the License, the License of the contractor in respect of whom the application is made, shall be deemed to have been granted or renewed as the case may be.”

10. In rule 30, for the word “five”, the words “One Hundred” shall be substituted.

11. In rule 31, for the sub-heading “Rupees of Security” the words “Refund of Security” shall be substituted.

12. In rule 32, sub-rules (6) & (7) shall be omitted.

 

13. In rule 82, after sub-rule (2), the following new sub-rule (3) shall be
added, namely:-
“(3) The Government may, by order, devise or notify consolidated forms for maintaining registers and records and furnishing reports and returns in lieu of the forms prescribed under these Rules:

Provided, that the Government may allow the registers and records to be maintained in computerized or digital formats.”

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