Oil fields to be a Public Utility Service

The Central Government, in public interest, had made the services in Industry ‘Any Oil fields’ which is covered by item 17 of the First Schedule to the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 to be a Public Utility Service for the purpose of the said Act for a period of six months with effect from September 16, 2016.

Now, the Ministry of Labour And Employment is of opinion that public interest requires the extension of the said period by a further period of six months and has declared that services in Industry ‘Any Oil fields’ to be a Public Utility Service for the purpose of the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947, for a period of six months with effect from March 16, 2017.

[Notification No. 385(E)]

 

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