Building & Other Construction Workers Act, 1996

  • Assessing the applicability of the enactment
  • Preparing and submitting the application for the registrations by the principal employer
  • Preparing and submitting the application for license by the contractors
  • Preparing and submitting the amendments in registration due to change in contractors details and renewal of license
  • Assessing the fees payable
  • Processing the application with the department
  • Obtaining the registrations and / or license as the case may be
  • Advising on the maintenance of various registers, records etc.
  • Preparation of half year and annual returns


Brief detail of the enactment
  • This enactment regulates the employment and conditions of services of building and other construction workers and to provide for their Safety, Health and Welfare measures
  • It applies to every establishments which employs 10 or more building workers in any building or other construction work
  • Provisions of this enactment are not applicable if the location is covered under Factories Act or the Mines Act
  • Obtaining registrations / license
  • Payment of fees depending upon construction worker
  • Maintenance of various registers, records etc.
  • Providing various facilities like shelter, drinking water, crèche, toilet blocks, canteen etc.
  • Authority can prosecute principal employer and/or contractor/s for breach of the provisions of this enactment. Provision of fine upto Rs. 5,000/- are there.

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