Factories Act & Labour Laws

Factories Act & Allied Laws

We understand complexities of setting-up and running of manufacturing / factory operations in India. Registration & Licenses under various enactments are essential to operate a factory. In addition, various compliances on monthly and annual basis are required to be adhered. Our services in relation to Factories Act and allied laws advisory & compliances include the following.

  • Assistance in obtaining / renewal of Fire No-Objection Certificate (‘NOC’)
  • Assistance in obtaining Registration under Contract Labour Act,1970
  • Assistance in obtaining approval of Factory building plans, Registration report & Factory License under Factories Act,1948
  • Assistance in obtaining permission of Diesel-generating (‘DG’) NOC
  • Assistance in obtaining Consent To Establish and Consent to Operate / exemption under Pollution Act as may be required
  • Assistance in obtaining necessary membership with Environmental Management Society
  • Assistance in negotiations with and finalization of agreement with Environment Protection Agencies
  • Record-keeping, maintaining registers, reports and other filings under Factories Act and other allied laws

General procedure to obtain above Registrations and Licenses

  • Preparation and compilation of all the required documents
  • Filing the application form online/ offline
  • Tagging /upload all the required documents with offline/online application
  • Generate statutory fee challan
  • Submission of fee online or offline
  • Tagging /upload the challan offline/online & submit to the department/online
  • Representation before the inspector/commissioner/head of the concerned department
  • Resolution of deficiencies/ queries raised by the concerned department
  • Physical verification by the department
  • Preparation of initial report by the department personnel
  • Final resolution of queries/ concerns raised by the department to their satisfaction
  • Preparation of final report by the department personnel
  • Approval of the NOC/license/consent/registration certificate by department
  • Obtaining the final copy of the license/consent/registration certificate

Labour Laws

Our service offerings in relation to labour laws include the entire ambit of services ranging from labour- management relations to fair employment practices, benefit planning and litigation. We provide single- window compliance & advisory services including the below.

  • Assistance in calculation and deposit of monthly contribution under the Employees’ Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 (‘PF’) and Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948 (‘ESI’)
  • Maintenance of Records, Registers & Returns as per labour laws
  • Monthly, half-yearly and annual filings as per applicable labour laws
  • Obtaining & Maintaining Forms, Registers and other Labour Law Compliance stationary on behalf of the client
  • Onsite-visits to factory premises for Labour Law Compliances
  • Advisory services relating to Labour laws
  • Audit of vendor compliances

The various enactments that we cover are mentioned below.

Laws related to Social Security

  • The Employees Provident Fund Act 1952
  • The Employees State Insurance Act 1948
  • The Workmen’s Compensation Act 1923
  • The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972

Laws related to Working Hours, Conditions of Services and Employment

  • The Factories Act, 1948
  • The Contract Labour (Regulation & Abolition) Act, 1970
  • The Punjab Shops & Commercial Establishment Act, 1958

Laws related to Wages

  • Payment of Wages Act, 1936
  • Minimum Wages Act, 1948
  • Payment of Bonus Act, 1965

Laws related to Equality and Empowerment of Women

  • The Equal Remuneration Act, 1976
  • The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961
  • Prevention of Sexual Harassment Act, 2013

Laws related to Labour Welfare

  • Labour Welfare Fund Act, 1965

Laws related to Employment & Training

  • The Employment Exchanges (Compulsory Notification of Vacancies) Act, 1959
  • The Apprentices Act, 1961

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