Factories Act, 1948

  • Preparation and approval of factory building and machinery layout
  • Assessing the fees payable and obtaining the challans
  • Preparation of application for factory license and renewals
  • Verifying and auditing of maintenance records
  • Preparation and submission of annual return
  • Obtaining stability certificate


Brief detail of the enactment
  • This enactment deals with the Industrial Safety, Health & Welfare of the workmen in the manufacturing activities. It also includes monitoring of proper working conditions, working hours, medical checkup, leave, use of safety instruments, testing of pressure vessels, providing crèche facilities, safety officers, rest room, canteens etc. labour contract advocate in ahmedabad
  • Manufacturing with use of power with 10 or more workmen
  • Manufacturing without power with 20 or more workmen
  • Manufacturing / process in “dangerous operations”
  • Each state has its own rules and procedure for obtaining license and renewals. It includes approval of factory plans and machinery layout application for license / renewals with fees depending upon number of total workmen employed and installed horse power. Maintenance of various registers, records etc. Enactment also requires certain notices and returns to be submitted to the authorities. factory act law advocate in ahmedabad,
  • There are penalties for different breaches and contraventions. For any non or less compliances of the rules, occupier and manager of the factory shall each be guilty of an offence punishable with imprisonment and/or fine. There are provisions of enhanced penalty after previous conviction

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