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1 Mar Some persons think that Act is made by central Govt. and rules are made by the state. Govt. and Conditions of Service) Act, (BOCW, etc. (27 OF ). [19th August, ]. An Act to regulate the employment and conditions of service of building and other construction workers and to provide for their. Home; BOCW Although the provisions of certain Central Acts were applicable to the building and other construction workers yet On 5th January, the President promulgated the Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of.

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The Content is general information only. The construction workers are the most numerous and vulnerable section in India.

As per Section 2 l of the Factories Act,’worker’ means a person employed in any manufacturing process, or in cleaning any part of the machinery or premises used for a manufacturing process, or in any kind of work incidental to or connected with, the manufacturing process, or the subject of the manufacturing process.

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Copyright Policy Disclaimer Terms and Conditions. More from this Author. In view of the above, it is inferred that the term ‘worker’ under the Factories Act, does not involve a person involved in the construction of buildings.

Disclaimer Privacy Policy Contact Us. Specialist advice should be sought about your specific axt. This service is completely free. Avt print this article, all you need is to be registered on Mondaq. The welfare fund is constituted by a Board and the fund is being called as the Building and Other Construction Workers’ Welfare Fund and there shall be credited thereto – a any grants and loans made to the Board by the Central Government; b all contributions made by the beneficiaries; c all sums received by the Board from such other sources as may be decided by the Central Government.

As the construction companies are growing more and more, many of farm labourers are joining into Reality and Construction Sector as unskilled workers because of poor income and uncertainty in the agriculture sector. Environment Norms Silences Construction Experts. In view of the circumstances explained above, it has been considered necessary to constitute Welfare Boards in every State so as to provide and monitor social security schemes and welfare measures for the benefit of building and other construction workers.


Further, the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, exempt any employer or class of employers in a State from the payment of cess payable under this Act where such cess is already levied and payable under any corresponding law in force in that State.

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It is understood that the Central Government is also planning to make amendments 4 to the BOCW Act to widen the scope of applicability of the BOCW Act to enable the respective state governments to implement the Acts and it is hoped that the amendments will truly benefit the construction workers by providing better and safer work conditions. By using our website you bow to our use of cookies in accordance with our cookie policy.

As Parliament was not in session and in view of the urgency felt by the Government for meeting the longstanding demand for the aforesaid legislation, the President was pleased to promulgate the Building and Other Construction Workers Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service Ordinance, Ordinance 14 of along with another Ordinance for the levy of a cess on the 3rd November, Interested in the next Webinar on this Topic?

The collection of cess and administration of the Welfare Boards would be the responsibility of concerned State Governments. Let us grow stronger by mutual exchange of knowledge. Click to Login as an existing user or Register so you can print this article.

Applicability Of The BOCW Act, On Factories – Real Estate and Construction – India

You may not use electronic or other means to extract details or information from the Content. News About this Firm. Whoever contravenes the provisions of any rules under BOCW Act shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three months, or with fine which may extend to two thousand rupees, or with both, and in the case of a continuing contravention, with an additional fine which may extend to one hundred rupees for everyday during which such contravention continues after conviction for the first such contravention.


If any person who has been convicted of any offence punishable under the Act is again guilty of an offence involving a contravention or failure of compliance of the same provision, he shall be punishable on a subsequent conviction with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months or with fine which shall not be less than five hundred rupees but which may extend to two thousand rupees or with both.

In order to regulate the employment and conditions of service of building and other construction workers and to provide for their safety, health and welfare measures the Building and Other Construction Workers Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service Ordinance, Ord.

The work is also characterised by its casual nature, temporary relationship between employer and employee, uncertain working hours, lack of basic amenities and inadequacy of welfare facilities.

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