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The Minimum Wages Kerala Amendment Act 2017

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The government of Kerala vide notification No.22340/Leg.C2/2016/Law dated 20th October 2017 amended the Minimum Wages of  Kerala and bill as passed by the Legislative Assembly revised the assent of the president on the 28th Day of September 2017.

The Minimum Wages Kerala Amendment Act 2017 has amended Kerala Act No.40 of 2017 to the following sections

1.Amendment of section 20.

2.Amendment of section 22.

3.Amendment of section 22A

Details of amendments as follows.

1.This Act may be called

(1) the Minimum Wages (Kerala Amendment) Act, 2017.

(2) It shall come into force at once.

(3) It extends to the whole state of Kerala

2.Amendment of section 20.- In section 20 of the Minimum Wages Act,1948 (Central Act XI of 1948), (herein after referred to as the Principal Act,-

(i) in sub-section (1), for the words “not below the rank of Labour Commissioner”,the words “not below the rank of Assistant Labour Commissioner” shall be substituted.

(ii) in sub-section (4), for the words “fifty rupees” the words “one thousand rupees” shall be substituted.

3.Amendment of section 22.- In section 22 of the Principal Act for the words “ which may extend to five hundred rupees” the words “one lakh rupees” shall be substituted.

4.Substitution of section 22 A.- For section 22A of the Principal Act, for the words “five hundred rupees” the words “two thousand rupees” shall be substituted.

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