Review of Laws and Legislative Measures Affecting Women
by National Commission for Women (NCW)

No. 14. The Minimum Wage Act, 1948

Suggested Amendments by NCW

1. New sub-clause in Section 19 ( 1 ) as : 'No less than 10 % of the persons appointed as Inspectors under this section shall be women'.

2. New Section 19A to read as : '19A In addition to the Inspectors so appointed under the Minimum Wages Act, 1948, the following shall be deemed to have been appointed Inspectors under this Act - i) Inspectors appointed under different labour laws and ii) Sarpanch of a village'.


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