Various offences and penalties prescribed under the factories act

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Q-8      Describes penalties? Also describe the various offences and penalties prescribed under the factories act.

Ans:     PENALTIES

It is human nature that one is not prepared to observe and follow any provision and direction of any law unless one fears some loss in money or any bodily suffering- Factories Act has thus declared that contravention of any provision of this Act is punishable either with imprisonment or tine or both. It is not material to discuss what punishment is provided for what contravention but it should be noted that this law is not prepared to tolerate the non-maintenance of any register, which has been required to be maintained according to the prescribed details. It is also noteworthy that the punishment, which is awarded to any person for the flirt contravention, will be enhanced if the sane is repeated subsequently

OFFENCES AND PENALTIES

The various offences and penalties prescribed under the Factories Act are:

  • Offence: Any contravention of the provisions of the Factories Act and rules as specified in Section 60.

Penalty: The occupier is punishable with fine upto Rs.500.

  • Offence: Failure to give notice of commencement of work or of change of manager.

Penalty: The occupier is punishable with fine upto Rs.500.

  • Offence: Failure to give notice of accident as required by law.

Penalty: The manager is punishable with fine.

  • Offence: Failure to make required returns.

Penalty: Manager and occupier shall be liable to a fine up to Rs.500. When both manager and occupier are convicted, the aggregate fine shall not exceed Rs.500.

  • Offence: Smoking or using naked light in vicinity of inflammable material.

Penalty: Whoever uses or allows another person to use naked light shall be punishable with fine up to Rs.500.

  • Offence: Knowingly using or attempting to use a certificate granted to another person, or allowing another person to usfc such certificate.

Penalty: Whoever uses or allows another person to use shall be liable to fine up to Rs.20,

  • Offence: Parent or guardian who permit a child double employment in a factory on the same day.

Penalty: Parent or guardian of a child shall be punishable with fine up to Rs<20.

  • Offence: Failure to display notices required under section 75 or by rules.

Penalty: Manager shall be punishable with fine up to Rs.500.

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