Factories act includes: health safety welfare working hours of adults annual leave with wages 5 definitions:“factory” is defined in section 2(m) of the act.
Therefore, the factories act, 1948 consolidating and amending the law relating to labour in factories, was passed by the constituent assembly on august 28, 1948 the act received the assent of governor general of india on 23 september 1948 and came into force on april 1, 1949.
Factories act, 1948 a comprehensive law for the persons working at a specific segment covers important aspects relating to the persons employed in factories enforced by state govt through factory inspectorate. Factories act, 1948 has been enacted to consolidate and amend the law regulating the workers working in the factories it extends to whole of india and applies to every factory wherein 20 or more workers are ordinary employed.
An act to consolidate and amend the law regulating labor in factories whereas it is expedient to consolidate and amend the law regulating labor in factories it is hereby enacted as follows: . The factories act 1948 was an act of parliament passed in the united kingdom by the labour government of clement attlee it was passed with the intention of safeguarding the health of workers it was passed with the intention of safeguarding the health of workers.
New chapter iva inserted in the act- the factories (amendment) act, 1987, has inserted this new chapter in the act after chapter iv the new chapter lays down provisions relating to hazardous process in sections 41a to 41h.